Curriculum Structure
Animation and Media Arts concentration

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

School Core Courses 12
Major Required Courses 52
Major Elective Courses 3
General Education Courses 31
Free Electives 30
Total 128


  Course List

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 three courses:  
COMM2017        Visual Communication 3 units
COMM2026        Nonverbal Communication 3 units
COMM2027        AI and Digital Communication 3 units
Major Core Courses 13 units
FILM2006         Introduction to Production 3 units
FILM2008-9     Practicum I 0 unit
FILM2047         Storytelling 3 unit
FILM2057         Visual Expression 3 unit
FILM3008-9     Practicum II 0 unit
FILM3125          Honours Project Preparation Workshop 1 unit
FILM4047         Film 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 & Storyboarding 3 units
FILM4075        Facial Animation 3 units
FILM4076        Character Animation 3 units
Honours Project          
FILM4868-9     Honours Project in Animation and Media Artsn 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        Film Sound 3 units
FILM3016        Non-fiction Film 3 units
FILM3025        Digital Aesthetics and Practices 3 units
FILM3026        Documentary Photography 3 units
FILM3035        Chinese-language 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
FILM3076        Screen Acting Workshop 3 units
FILM3077        The Art of 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
FILM4007        Advanced Script Writing 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
FILM4056       Character Design and Storyboarding 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
FILM4085       Screen Adaptation 3 units
General Education 31 units
Free Electives 30 units
Graduation Requirement for Film Major 128 units