BCOMM (Hons) – Film Major

  Curriculum Structure

Programme in the 4-year curriculum requires 128 units for graduation, which is distributed into four key components: Major Required Courses, General Education and Free Electives as follows:

Major Required Courses 67 units
General Education 31 units
Free Electives 30 units
Graduation Requirement for Film Major 128 units

 

  Course List

Major Required Courses 67 units
School Core Courses (12 units)  
COMM1015        Introduction to Media and Communication 3 units
COMM1016        Ethics, Law and Communication 3 units
COMM1017        Multimedia Storytelling 3 units
Choose one from the following four courses:  
COMM2015        Media, Culture, and Society 3 units
COMM2016        Media Writing and Production in English 3 units
COMM2017        Visual Communication 3 units
COMM2025        Writing and Producing for the Chinese Media 3 units
        
        
 
Major Core Courses (13 units)  
FILM2006        Introduction to Production 3 units
FILM2008-9    Practicum I 0 unit
FILM2047        Storytelling 3 units
FILM2057        Visual Expression 3 units
FILM3008-9    Practicum II 0 unit
FILM3125        Honours Project Preparation Workshop 1 unit
FILM4047        Theory and Criticism 3 units
        
        
 
Animation and Media Arts Required Courses (39 units)  
FILM2035        Fundamentals of Computer Graphics 3 units
FILM2037        Fundamentals of Media Arts 3 units
FILM2056        Drawing 3 units
FILM3055        3D Modeling, Texture and Rendering 3 units
FILM3087        Understanding Animation 3 units
FILM3095        Animation Workshop I : Principles, Aesthetics, and Production 3 units
FILM3107        Interactive Graphics 3 units
FILM4036        Animation Workshop II: Body Mechanics 3 units
Choose three from the following six courses:  
FILM3045        Creative Arts and Visual Strategy 3 units
FILM3106        Sound Design for Animation 3 units
FILM3115        Virtual World: Design and Interaction 3 units
FILM4056        Character Design and Storyboarding 3 units
FILM4075        Facial Animation 3 units
FILM4076        Character Animation 3 units
Honours Project  
FILM4868-9        Honours Project in Animation and Media Arts 6 units
        
        
 
Film and Television Required Courses (39 units)  
FILM2005        Film History 3 units
FILM2015        Script Writing 3 units
FILM2065        Cinematography 3 units
FILM3027        Television Studio Production 3 units
FILM3116        Editing 3 units
FILM3117        Documentary Production 3 units
FILM4015        Film and Television Directing 3 units
FILM4055        Television and New Media 3 units
Choose one from the following four courses:          
FILM3035        History and Aesthetics of Chinese Cinema 3 units
FILM3047        Hollywood Cinema 3 units
FILM4026        East Asian Cinemas: History and Current Issues 3 units
FILM4037        Studies in French Cinema 3 units
Choose two from the following four courses:           
FILM3006        Sound Recording and Mixing 3 units
FILM3016        Non-fiction Video Production 3 units
FILM4007        Advanced Script Writing 3 units
FILM4046        Advanced Cinematography 3 units
Honours Project          
FILM4878-9        Honours Project in Film and Television 6 units
        
        
 
Major Elective Courses (3 units)  
FILM2007        Principles of Photo-imaging 3 units
FILM2035        Fundamentals of Computer Graphics 3 units
FILM2037        Fundamentals of Media Arts 3 units
FILM2045        Art History 3 units
FILM3006        Sound Recording and Mixing 3 units
FILM3016        Non-fiction Video Production 3 units
FILM3025        Digital Aesthetics and Practices 3 units
FILM3026        Documentary Photography 3 units
FILM3035        History and Aesthetics of Chinese Cinema 3 units
FILM3045        Creative Arts and Visual Strategy 3 units
FILM3047        Hollywood Cinema 3 units
FILM3066        Television Programming and Concepts 3 units
FILM3067        Creative Media Management 3 units
FILM3077        Documentary Film 3 units
FILM3085        Film Music and Sound Design 3 units
FILM3086        Independent Cinema 3 units
FILM3087        Understanding Animation 3 units
FILM3097        Hong Kong Cinema 3 units
FILM3105        Alternative Animation 3 units
FILM3106        Sound Design for Animation 3 units
FILM3107        Interactive Graphics 3 units
FILM3115        Virtual World: Design and Interaction 3 units
FILM4006        Advanced Experimental Image Processing 3 units
FILM4016        Internship 0 units
FILM4017        Motion Graphic Design 3 units
FILM4026        East Asian Cinemas: History and Current Issues 3 units
FILM4027        Special Topics in Film 3 units
FILM4035        Production Management 3 units
FILM4037        Studies in French Cinema 3 units
FILM4045        Studies in German Cinema 3 units
FILM4046        Advanced Cinematography 3 units
FILM4065        Art Direction and Production Design 3 units
FILM4066        Visual Effects Workshop 3 units
FILM4075        Facial Animation 3 units
FILM4076        Character Animation 3 units
FILM4077        Creative Production in Extended Reality 3 units
        
        
 
General Education 31 units
   
Free Electives 30 units
   
Graduation Requirement for Film Major 128 units