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BA Creative Media 文學士(創意媒體)


Short Description

This major addresses the expanding use of digital technologies in creative/artistic production and cultural engagement. The School adopts an inter-disciplinary approach that combines technological literacy, cultural critique, research-based creativity and concept-driven perspectives. Our educational model is based on building bridges between art, science, technology and society. Students receive professional training with state-of-the-art facilities to prepare them for their future careers in the use of art, science and technology in creative industries, innovative education and cultural management.

BA Creative Media students are eligible to apply for the following joint degree programme:


# Indicative intake quotas for JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions, subject to change.

Useful Links:

Useful Information for JUPAS Applicants
Assessment of Applications
Interview Arrangements
Flexible Admission Arrangement for JUPAS Applicants
Special Consideration for JUPAS Applicants
CityU Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents
CityU Tiger Programme
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference


  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements

Notes for Elective Subject(s):

"Attained with Distinction I or II" in the following Applied Learning subjects may be accepted as one elective subject for JS1042:

  • Subjects under the following Applied Learning course clusters (subject list available at the Education Bureau website):
    • Design Studies
    • Media Arts
    • Performing Arts
    • Films, TV and Broadcasting Studies
    • Media Production and Public Relations
    • Medical Science and Health Care
    • Psychology
    • Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
    • Information Engineering
    • Services Engineering
    • Business Studies ('Data Application for Business' course only)

Portfolio Submission:

HKDSE applicants who select JS1042 as their Band A or B choices are requested to submit a portfolio of creative works to the School of Creative Media (SCM) via an online system. Applicants who select the School as other band choices are also welcome to submit a portfolio of creative works. Details of the portfolio submission will be announced towards the end of 2023 via the School’s homepage at

Consideration may also be given to employment, travel and other examples of life experience. 

Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level


  • Liberal Studies would be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of Citizenship and Social Development.
  • Unspecified electives may include Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) (except for JS1801) and Category C other language subjects (at grade E or above) (except for JS1200, JS1201, JS1217, JS1801, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807). If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects, except for JS1041, JS1042, JS1043, JS1044, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807.
  • Please refer to the minimum entrance requirements webpage for details.
  • Applicants who are marginally failed to meet the entrance requirements of the programme may still have opportunity of admission. CityU will continue the flexibility towards the minimum entrance requirements for JUPAS applicants in 2024/25 entry. The details of flexible admission arrangement will be announced in due course.


  • For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

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

CityU accepts repeat results and will use the best results in assessing whether applicants fulfil the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee


School of Creative Media


Tel: (852) 3442-8049

Admissions Office


Tel: (852) 3442-7640


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 279 415 597 661 504 2456
2022 313 420 602 707 525 2567
2021 277 343 539 612 463 2234
2020 263 386 596 684 541 2470
2019 447 536 681 814 601 3079
2018 592 686 837 903 660 3678

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 19 0 0 0 0 19
2022 21 0 0 0 0 21
2021 26 0 0 0 0 26
2020 21 0 0 0 0 21
2019 20 0 0 0 0 20
2018 22 0 0 0 0 22
The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.