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The Education University of Hong Kong


Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture (Visual Arts) 創意藝術與文化榮譽文學士 (視覺藝術)


Short Description

This programme is the first undergraduate programme in Hong Kong to offer arts management and cultural studies components to complement discipline-based training in the creative arts. It aims at producing graduates as community-based artists who are not only artists conversant in an arts discipline, but with working knowledge of other art forms and cross-disciplinary understanding of one’s cultural environment while experienced in aspects of arts management, communication, and promotional and educational practicalities.

Students will focus on one "core" arts discipline of Visual Arts, and will be exposed to various aspects of Creative Arts, Cultural Studies and Arts Management. Students' learning experience will be further enhanced by completing an Internship, the Regional Summer Institute, the Honours Project and other academic activities.



  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
Note: Satisfactory performance in a practical test* and a portfolio interview, in addition to the General Entrance Requirements.

*Applicants who do not take HKDSE Visual Arts or obtain Level 3 or below in HKDSE Visual Arts will need to attend the practical test.  Applicants who obtain Level 4 or above in HKDSE Visual Arts will be exempted from the test.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level

Note: excluding Applied Learning Chinese and Extended Part in Mathematics


(i) "Attained with Distinction" in an Applied Learning subject (Category B) will be regarded as having met the requirement of an elective subject.  "Attained with Distinction"/"Attained with Distinction (I)" are comparable to level 3 while "Attained with Distinction (II)" is comparable to level 4 of the Senior Secondary Subjects (Category A).
(ii) "Attained" level will be regarded as a value-added factor to be considered in totality with the Student Learning Profile (SLP) for the purpose of admission.
(iii) Other Language subjects (Category C) will be accepted as unspecified elective subjects.  The minimum requirement is Grade E.
(iv) For non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), the University accepts alternative qualifications in Chinese Language (only those under GCE, GCSE, IGCSE, and DSE Applied Learning Chinese (for NCS students)) for the purpose of meeting the minimum entrance requirements.  For programmes which require students to have possessed a good command of Chinese including BEd(Chinese Language), BEd(Chinese History) and BA in Language Studies (both Chinese and English majors), waiver of the DSE Chinese Language requirement will not be granted.
(v) Applicants cannot use Extended Part in Mathematics (i.e. Module 1 / Module 2) as a substitute for the Mathematics Compulsory Part, nor can it be counted as an elective subject for the purpose of meeting the General Entrance Requirements.  But the Extended Modules will be used as supporting information for admission to our programmes.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

"Combined sittings" is allowed for HKDSE in the calculation of academic scores.  If an applicant has taken the examination in a subject more than once, only the best result for that subject will be counted.  No score deduction for repeated subjects.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Potential applicants are advised to note that the tuition fee which is provisional and subject to adjustment is for local students.  If you need to obtain a student visa or entry permit to study in Hong Kong, then you are regarded as a non-local student (subject to confirmation from the Hong Kong Immigration Department).


Admission Enquiries


Tel: 2948 6886

Programme Enquiries
Dr Sydney Pun


Tel: 2948 7084


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 249 492 581 590 382 2294
2016 316 524 687 692 515 2734
2015 328 631 743 852 599 3153
2014 304 605 789 714 555 2967
2013 266 527 751 736 549 2829
2012 259 445 685 659 536 2584

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 6 6 0 0 0 12
2016 5 0 0 0 0 5
2015 10 3 0 0 0 13
2014 12 5 0 0 0 17
2013 7 3 0 0 0 10
2012 22 1 0 0 0 23