Bachelor of Music (Honours) in Creative Industries
創意產業音樂學士 (榮譽)
About the Programme

Programme Information

Programme Code: JS2050
Duration: 4-year Full-time (UGC-funded)
Medium of Instruction: English, except for those courses that are granted exemption


Programme Intended Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the Bachelor of Music (Honours) in Creative Industries, students should be able to:

  • Synthesize and apply knowledge of various music skills of the creative industries.
  • Use versatile skill sets to evaluate professional requirements in different multimedia-musical environments.
  • Produce professional level portfolios at standards expected in the creative industries.
  • Display a critical sense of cultural understanding toward various types of creative music in a wider socioeconomic context.
  • Demonstrate professional competences in and proficiencies for various careers in creative industries.
Curriculum Structure and Total Number of Units for Graduation

Major Required Courses



75 units

Major Core Courses

26 units

Honours Project

6 units

Concentration Core Courses

28 units

Major Electives

15 units

General Education Courses



31 units

Core Requirements

13 units

Distribution Requirements

18 units

Free Electives



22 units

Total

128 units


Major Core Courses (32 Units)

Course Code (MUSI) & Course Title

Total Units

1005/1015

Musicianship I, II

2 (1 unit each)

1038/1039

Music Theory I, II

6 (3 units each)

2055

Western Music

3

2056

Exploring Musical Cultures Worldwide

3

1037

Music Technology for Media

3

3066

Music and Media

3

4025/4026

Special Topics in Music I, II

4 (2 units each)

1018/1019

Ensemble I, II

2 (1 unit each)

4878/4879

Honours Project I, II (3 units each)

6 (3 units each)

** The Honours Project, which is to be taken during students’ last year of study, constitutes an integral part of the BM (Hons) in Creative Industries program. It enables students to complete a piece of significant, independent study under the supervision of a faculty member. The objective of the honours project is to guide the student in the development of creative or performance processes and to foster in the student initiatives to appreciate, analyze, and interpret a critical learning concept in a coherent academic product. Details about the project will be provided in due course.



Concentration Courses (28 units)

Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games Concentration

Course Title & Course Code (MUSI)

Units

Contextual Studies

Introduction to Film Music [Sem 2]

1045

3

Skill Development

Composition for Screen I [Sem 1], II [Sem 2], III, IV

1048/1049/2048/2049

8 (2 units each)

Applied Orchestration for Screen

3076

3

Techniques of Sound Design

3067

3

Production

Scoring Seminar I – IV

2088/2089/3088/3089

8 (2 units each)

Collaborative Screen Project

3075

3


Popular Music Performance and Songwriting Concentration

Course Title & Course Code (MUSI)

Units

Contextual Studies

Introduction to Music Business and Music Marketing

3085

3

Introduction to Anglophone Popular Music [Sem 2]

1046

3

Skill Development

Songwriting I, II

2068/2069

4 (2 units each)

Arranging for Songwriters

3077

2

Instrumental / Vocal Techniques for Songwriters I [Sem 1], II [Sem 2], III, IV

1058/1059/2088/2059

4 (1 unit each)

Production

Live Performance Workshop I – IV

2028/2079/3078/3079

8 (2 units each)

Production Seminar for Songwriters I, II

3068/3069

4 (2 units each)

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for full-time undergraduate degree programmemes for the 2020-21 academic year are HK$42,100 for local students and HK$120,000 for non-local students per annum respectively.

On Tuition Fees and Scholarship for Non-Local Students:
https://intl.hkbu.edu.hk/international-students/prospective-students/scholarships-and-fees

Financial Assistance

Full-time local students may apply for the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) and the Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS) administered by the Student Finance Office (SFO) under the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA), HKSAR Government. For more information, students should contact the SFO or visit its website at www.wfsfaa.gov.hk.

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