M.Sc. On Campus

New Media

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

12 months
21649 USD/year
21649 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The New Media program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a 1-year full time or 2-year part time taught programme that aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to adapt in the changing world characterized by continuous technological innovation affecting industries and job markets.


The curriculum of the New Media program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong gives students an overview of new media from an entrepreneurial management perspective with emphasis on the business and management aspects of the technology as well as the conception, design and development of multimedia applications and content.

Program goals

  • to provide graduates with a broad understanding in communication theories and the application of such knowledge to the design and development of new media contents;
  • to provide graduates with a good understanding of the social, economic, cultural, legal, and other implications of new media;
  • to prepare graduates to conduct content and audience research and apply this knowledge in designing strategic information campaigns using new media and giving out goal-directed recommendations;
  • to provide graduates with a technical know-how through hands-on training in multimedia design and development, and
  • to enable graduates to apply creative multimedia applications to solve business problems in training, sales presentations, and to communicate with employees and customers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Communication Research 
  • New Communication Technologies: Trends and Impacts 
  • New Media Content Development 
  • New Media Ecology 
  • Topical Studies in Communication
  • Globalization and Communication 
  • Media Management 
  • Media Ethics and Law 
  • Online and Mobile Journalism 
  • New Media and Society 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants MUST fulfill the admission requirement of the University's Graduate School AND

  • possess a pass grade in English in one of the following examinations:
  •  HK Advanced Level Examination (AS Level)
  •  HK Higher Level Examination
  •  CUHK Matriculation Examination
  • Applicants are required to submit a statement of purpose in English articulating the relevance of their study plans to their career objectives and professional interests.
  •  In addition, they have to produce undergraduate transcripts as well as two recommendation letters in which one of them must be from academic sources.
  • Past academic performance, work experience, references, motivation and language ability will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21649 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21649 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21649 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21649 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Full-time: 165,000 HKD per year
  • Part-time: 63,000 HKD per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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