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Master of Arts in Strategic Communication (MA-SC)

Programme Objectives
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

Application Deadline
Local applicants: 20 Aug 2021
Non-local applicants: Closed

Mode of Study
Full-time & Part-time

Minimum of Credits Required

Normal Study Period
Full-time: 1 year
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.

Programme Website 

Tuition Fee (for 2021 intake)
Local students: HK$4,677 per credit
Non-local students: HK$5,846 per credit

Programme Director
Professor Paul Lee
School of Communication

General Enquiries
MA-SC Office
(+852) 3963 5662