Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Digital Entertainment

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Digital Entertainment
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Programme Features


4-year full time programme, provides students with a professional education in Digital Entertainment based on a solid foundation in computer science and design

 

Class Mode


4-year full time programme

 

Career Prospect


Graduates can pursue a career in the Digital Entertainment industry by starting as a Mobile App Developer, Web Developer, Game Programmer, User Interface Designer, Computer Animator, Motion Graphics Designer, etc. They can also join the traditional Information Technology industry

Tuition Fee


The tuition fees for the 2019-20 intake of the 4-year Bachelor of Sciences (Honours) in Digital Entertainment are as follows:

  Local Student
Year 1 $76,310
Year 2 $76,310
Year 3 $76,310
Year 4 $76,310

The tuition fee after the deduction of the $41,700 subsidy under the SSSDP is $34,610 per year.
Remarks:
The subsidy is only applicable to local students

Bachelors of Sciences (Honours) in Digital Entertainment is recognised under the QF:

QF Level:5

QR Registration No.: 15/002608/L5

Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2015 To 31/08/2020

 

 

 

 

Year 1
Core Course Language and GE Course
Creative Design Academic Reading & Writing I
Data Structures & Algorithms Critical Thinking
Drawing and Illustration English Usage
Introduction to Computer Programming Integrated Seminar & Community Involvement
Introduction to Multimedia Computing Mathematics & Statistics
Fundamental Elective  Practical Chinese

 

Year 2
Core Course Language and GE Course
Culture, Arts & Design Academic Reading & Writing II
Database Systems & Application Ethics & Moral Issues
Graphic Design Individual & Society
HCI Development Putonghua for Effective Communication
Object-oriented Design & Programming GE Elective
Fundamental Elective  

 

Year 3
Core Course Language and GE Course
Digital Storytelling English for Technical Communication I
Introduction to Computer Graphics GE Elective
IT Professional Practice & Ethics  
Mobile Application & Game Development  
Modeling & Animation  
Network & Web Application Development  
Photo Art Manipulation & Applications  
Fundamental Elective  
Advanced Elective  

 

Year 4
Core Course Language and GE Course
3D Game Design & Development Chinese Business Writing
Creative Programming & Gadgets Design English for Technical Communication II
Final Year Project Global Citizenship
Multimedia Design  
Usability & Accessibility in Interface Design  
Advanced Elective  
Advanced Elective  

 

List of Fundamental Electives #
Computer Network & Security OS & Systems Administration
Computer Organization Software Engineering
Creative Business Management Systems Analysis & Design
Cultural Study  Typography

 

List of Advanced Electives #
Advanced Web Application Development  Digital Media Production
Advertising & Market Digital Visual Effects
AI for Entertainment Information Visualization
Augmented Reality & Computer Vision Online Game Architecture & Design
Character Animation & Applications Social & Information Networks
Cloud Computing  

 

# The Institute reserves the right to make final decision on offering of elective courses.

 

 

Year 1 Entry

  • Have obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language, Level 3 in English Language, Level 2 in Mathematics and Level 2 in Liberal Studies in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; applicants' performance in two elective courses in the HKDSE Examination will be considered as bonus point in the selection process; OR
  • Have obtained passes in Chinese Language and Culture and Use of English and one additional AL / two ASL subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) plus five passes in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) including Chinese Language and English Language; OR
  • Mature applicant aged 21 or above on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience and academic background; OR
  • Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Year 2 Entry

  • Have successfully completed an Associate Degree (AD) / Higher Diploma (HD) programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
  • Have completed a Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 4 programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
  • Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Year 3 Entry

  • Have successfully completed an AD / HD programme in related areas that is approved by the Institute; OR
  • Have completed a QF Level 4 programme in related areas that is approved by the Institute; OR
  • Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

 

Year 1 entry of the Programme is mainly subsidized by the government under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). Applicants who seek admission to the subsidized places of Year 1 entry of this programme should apply via JUPAS (JUPAS course code: JSSA02). Non-JUPAS applicants should apply directly to the Institute for the self-financing places (course code: 1BSDE2, 1BSDE3).

 

 

Application for Year 1 Entry via JUPAS

Application for Admission

In 2018-19 academic year, all the 30 places of the BScDE(Hons) Programme are subsidized by the government under the SSSDP. To seek admission to the Programme, applicants should apply via JUPAS (JUPAS Code: JSSA02).

 

Admission Interview

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an admission interview. Applicants are requested to bring the following when attending the interview:

  • original and photocopy of Hong Kong Identity Card or Passport;
  • originals and photocopies of relevant academic credentials;
  • originals and photocopies of school reports for the last three years; and
  • certificates and results of HKDSEE/HKALE/HKCE.

 

Direct Application for SSSDP Places (for Non-JUPAS Applicants Only)

The subsidized places of the BScDE (Hons) Programme under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) are mainly allocated through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS). JUPAS students can obtain a subsidized place only via JUPAS but not any other channels. Should there be unfilled intake places after all admission rounds of JUPAS, local non-JUPAS applicants will be admitted via direct admission of no more than 10% of the subsidized places of the programme (i.e., a maximum of 3 places).

Application for Top-up Degree (Year 2, Year 3 Entry)

Applicants who seek admission to Year 2/ Year 3 entry of this programme should apply directly to the Institute for the self-financing places (course code: 1BSDE2, 1BSDE3).

 

2018 JUPAS Admission Score (HKDSE)

JUPAS Code

Programme

Mean Score (4 core subjects plus the best elective subject)

JSSA02

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Digital Entertainment

15.30*

* The score is calculated according to the converted points for Category A HKDSE subjects that Level 2 = 2 points, Level 3 = 3 points, Level 4 = 4 points, Level 5/5*/5** = 5/6/7 points.