Master of Fine Arts in Film, Television and Digital Media

what's new:  targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme  is available FOR  LOCAL students  (Applicable to 2023  SEPT intake)

Targeted TPg Programmes Fellowships Scheme is a merit-based scheme providing fellowships of up to HK$120,000 each for local students pursuing designated taught postgraduate programmes in Hong Kong.

Qualified local applicants who successfully admitted to the MFA Programme will be invited to apply for the Fellowship. Quta is limited.

The award of the Fellowships will be based on merits taking into account the students' academic achievements, professional qualifications, relevant working experience, and achievements in other areas as well as the proposals submitted by the students with special attention to their personal statements on how they can contribute to the creative industry of Hong Kong after completing the MFA Programme

Please visit the website for details:

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Details of the fellowships scheme:


To qualify for admission, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  1. Hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognized university or comparable institution;
  2. Show evidence of academic aptitude and interest in creative activities;
  3. Obtain a TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based) or 79 (internet-based), or IELTS result of at least Level 6.5*


  • This requirement is only applicable to students originating from countries/institutions where English is not the major medium of instruction. e.g. Mainland China and Taiwan
  • Students with relevant talents but a lower English standard (i.e., an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent) may be considered for admission on the condition that the students must complete an English enhancement course arranged by the programme.

Short-listed applicants may attend an interview with faculty of the Academy of Film.

  On-line Application Procedure

Tuition Fee

HK$315,000 per programme for 66 units

Application Fee HK$450 for applicants (non-refundable)
Application Method

Only on-line applications will be accepted.

  1. Please complete online application at the following link. The online application form for the upcoming academic year is usually ready in mid-November:
  2. Please upload the following application documents on online application system:
    • One copy of all academic transcripts and degree certificates

    • One copy of official test scores: IELTS or TOFEL

    • Two confidential recommendation forms from people familiar with the applicant’s academic performance and/ or professional work;

    • A 2000-word personal statement outlining the applicant’s academic interests and objectives. (Either in English or Chinese).

    • A portfolio of creative work (Please provide hyperlink of video, film, digital media, painting, photos, script, fiction etc. that are uploaded on individual online platform )

    • A photocopy of Hong Kong identity card OR passport/identity document issued by the applicant’s home country

More information is available at


Application Period

We adopt a rolling admission policy and open a window for application from mid-November to end- June (usually having First Round November – January; Second Round February – June). 

It may be to your advantage to apply as early as possible, as the window may close earlier when all quotas are filled.

 Please refer to the Graduate School website for application deadline:

Interview Interviews may normally be held throughout the application period.
Application Results

Students should check their updated application status through an online application system. Applicants with admission offer will be notified via email.

Students are advised to meet all deadlines during the registration process in order to secure their offer.

Other important dates (i.e., first and last day of classes, exam periods, holidays, etc) can be found on the Academic Calendar which will be distributed to you at registration.

The Academic Calendar may also be downloaded from the following website:


Application Enquiry AND Visa Application Enquiry for non-local students

Graduate School, Hong Kong Baptist University
Room 904, 9/F, Academic and Administration Building,Baptist University Road Campus, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
(852) 3411 5127
(852) 3411 5133

Programme Enquiry

Academy of Film (MFA), Hong Kong Baptist University,
Rm CVA937, Communication and Visual Arts Building, 5 Hereford Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
(852) 3411 7479
(852) 3411 7261