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Master of Arts in Strategic Communication (MA-SC)

Programme Objective
Designed for working professionals and future-to-be experts who can embrace the rapid changing social environment and communication landscape, the MA in Strategic Communication Programme provides comprehensive knowledge in communication theories, latest development in media, and current practices in social, political and business communication.

Programme Uniqueness

  • The Programme offers a unique blend of political and corporate strategic communication. It is structured into two concentrations: Public Affairs Communication, and Corporate Engagement Communication.
  • It stresses the balance between theory and practice by inviting top professionals in the field to share their experiences and insights, with integration of theories supported by the School’s full-time professors.

Entrance Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent; and
  • Fulfilment of one of the following English language proficiency requirements if the applicant’s bachelor degree was not obtained from a university where English is the medium of instruction: TOEFL ≥ 550 (paper-based), ≥ 79 (internet-based); IELTS ≥ 6.5; CET 6 ≥ 430; TEM-4 ≥ 70.

Preference will be given to applicants with a communication / business / political science / social science background.

 

Year of Study
2019

Application Deadline
(Main round)
Local applicants: 31 May 2019
Non-local applicants: 31 May 2019

Mode of Study
Part-time

Minimum of credits required
24

Normal Study Period
Part-time: 2 years

Maximum Study Period
5 years

Mode of Processing
Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.

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Tuition Fee (for 2019 intake)
Local students: HK$4,541 per credit
Non-local students: HK$4,995 per credit

Programme Director
Professor Paul Lee
School of Communication
  paullee@hsu.edu.hk

General Enquiries
MA-SC Office
 (+852) 3963 5138
  scom@hsu.edu.hk