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Hong Kong Baptist University

JS2050

Bachelor of Music in Creative Industries 創意產業音樂學士

BMUSIC(CI)

Short Description

The Bachelor of Music (Hons) in Creative Industries Programme offers professional training and new articulation pathway for students with two options: Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games, and Popular Music Performance and Songwriting.  Students are given opportunities to study and develop skills in the two areas which aim to nurture their skills, techniques, and creativity in music production for popular music, visual media, music technology, and media production. 

Unique Features

This programme provides comprehensive training to aspiring composers, vocalists, and instrumentalists for careers in creative and entertainment industries. Students are given plenty of opportunities to hone their skills in music technology, composition, performance, production, and entrepreneurship. The programme offers a new career pathway for students with the following two concentrations:

    - Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games

    - Popular Music Performance and Songwriting

Students in Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games concentration will develop musical skills and knowledge to function as composers, orchestrators, music supervisors, music editors, conductors, and music producers in various entertainment industries. Students in Popular Music Performance and Songwriting concentration will develop capabilities to enter the music industry as performer-songwriters, lyricists, instrumental and/or vocal performers, arrangers, and music producers. 

Within the framework of a liberal arts university, apart from the professional training they receive through their major, students will gain insights into the larger issues of science, society, human community, global cultures – knowledge that is essential for the education of professional artist-musician in music and media.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities in the creative and entertainment industries, functioning as film and video games composers, songwriters, contemporary music performers, and music producers.

Admissions Scholarship

To award outstanding HKDSE students admitted to the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty offers a new scholarship starting from the 2020 intake: 

Sum of HKDSE Score

(4 Core plus 2 electives) 

Amount of Scholarship
30 or above $42,100 (one-off, 100% of the first-year tuition)
29    $21,050 (one-off, 50% of the first-year tuition)

Please refer to the website for more details. 

Remarks:
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Programme Website

Requirements

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

Notes for elective subjects:

1) One of the electives must be any Category A subjects including Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2);

2) The other elective can be any of the following subjects:
    a) Category A subjects;
    b) Applied Learning subjects with Attained with Distinction (I) or above;
    c) Other Language subjects at Grade E or above.


Remarks on other requirements:

1) Music qualifications to be determined by the Department.

2) Applicants are required to submit portfolio and to attend an interview/audition. Please refer to the programme website for more details: http://mus.hkbu.edu.hk/BM.html.

 
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGENote2 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote3 3

Note 1: For Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, alternative Chinese Language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University are listed in the website: http://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/jupas

Note 2: Equivalences to Level 3 in English are listed in the website:
http://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/jupas

Note 3:

  • The elective subjects must be Category A subjects (unless specified) excluding Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2).
  • Individual programmes may consider Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2), Category B subjects (Applied Learning) and/or Category C subjects (Other Languages) for fulfillment of elective requirement. Please refer to the programme entrance requirements of individual programmes for details.

Remarks on admissions score: Individual programme would adopt different score formulae for calculating applicants’ admissions scores. Please refer to the following link for the updated score calculation and subject weights of our programmes for 2021 entry: http://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/dse_weighting.


First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Admissions Office

Email: 334jupas@hkbu.edu.hk

Tel: 3411 2200

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 135 97 141 176 186 735
2019 203 140 185 186 194 908

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 7 0 0 0 0 7
2019 7 0 0 0 0 7