Bachelor of Arts - 429AB
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline(s):||Discipline of Communication and Media|
|English Language Requirements:||Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5|
Arts at UC gives you career flexibility for a changing world
This Bachelor of Arts Degree is offered in partnership with Lignan Institute of Further Education (LIFE) based wholly in Hong Kong.
Study a Bachelor of Arts at UC and you will:
- cover a range of study options in your Arts Degree at LIFE
- understand many points of view
- gain useful skills for success in the modern world
- learn to be an innovative and independent thinker
- master complex thinking and points of view
- state your opinions effectively and with certainty.
Offered at LIFE Hong Kong, this degree will prepare you for a wide range of careers in both the public and private sector.
Employers value the high quality our Bachelor of Arts graduates bring to their jobs through:
- communication skills
- research skills
- effective teamwork
- creative problem solving.
Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course, including at least two years study in English. This course is currently accepting admissions from students who have completed a two-year (HK) Associate Degree or (HK) Higher Diploma.
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
Notes for International Applicants
Course closed to new admissions from the end of 2016.
- Bachelor of Arts (72 credit points)
- Required - Must pass 3 credit points as follows
Restricted Choice - Must pass 57 credit points as follows
Part A - Must pass 3 credit points as follows
- 1 Faculty Restricted Choice Unit - 3cp, Level 1
Part B - Must pass 54 credit points as follows
- Unspecified Arts Major - (18cp)
MJ0216 Major in Communication Studies (18 credit points)
Restricted Choice - Must pass 18 credit points from the following
- 7003 - Communication and Media Research - 3 cp, Level 2
- 7098 - Law of Communications - 3 cp, Level 1
- 7545 - Risk, Crisis and Communication - 3 cp, Level 3
- 8127 - Journalism and Political Process - 3 cp, Level 2
- 8131 - Communication Technologies and Change - 3 cp, Level 3
- 9020 - Communication Evolution - 3 cp, Level 2
- 9022 - Digital Media Literacy - 3 cp, Level 1
- 9023 - Introduction to Communication - 3 cp, Level 1
- 9310 - Democracy and the Public Sphere - 3 cp, Level 2
- 9424 - Law of Communication - 3 cp, Level 2
- Restricted Choice - Must pass 18 credit points from the following
MJ0217 Major in Journalism (18 credit points)
- Required - Must pass 15 credit points as follows
- Restricted Choice - Must pass 3 credit points from the following
- Part A - Must pass 3 credit points as follows
Open Electives - Must pass 12 credit points as follows
- 4 Open Electives - 12cp, Level 2
|Bachelor of Arts||BA|
UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong
Standard Full Time, Year 2, Term 1 Commencing (36cp Articulation+36cp)
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- Term 2
- Term 3
- Standard Full Time, Year 2, Term 1 Commencing (36cp Articulation+36cp)
Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.
Unit Delivery ModesDelivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.
This course is closed to new admissions from the end of 2016.
|Course Objectives||Graduate Qualities|
|To provide students with a flexible preparation for many areas of vocational and professional employment, as well as the broad perspective required for informed citizenship through an in-depth understanding of three discipline areas.||1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
2. Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way
3. Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions
4. Working independently and with others
The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively
5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
|The course aims to equip students with a range of skills necessary for being an independent thinker, and to improve your ability to deal confidently and effectively with complex reasoning, argumentation and divergent thinking.||As above.|
|Further, the course aims to develop students? capacities to analyse and evaluate complex arguments, to construct strong and convincing arguments and to communicate those arguments effectively. It also aims to develop skills needed for idea generation and creative problem solving.||As above.|
|The course provides choice and flexibility in the first year to develop all the essential generic skills as listed in the UC Generic Skills Policy.||As above.|
|The UC Generic Skills are also developed across the three Majors. While some units in some Majors focus on a few of the Generic Skills, by the completion of a Major, all the skills have been developed. These skills are developed in a general (Faculty of Arts and Design Restricted Choice Units) and discipline specific way (Majors and Open Electives).||As above.|
Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters. Note: Initially students entering the program will have successfully completed a relevant two-year (HK) Associate Degree or (HK) Higher Diploma . These students will receive credit for one and a half years in this course (36cp).
High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) course available at the UC Canberra campus.
- 2017->UCI Lingnan Institute For Further Education (Life)-Internal
- 2016->UCI Lingnan Institute For Further Education (Life)-Internal
View course numbers for previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.