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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) in Acting for Global Screen 環球螢幕演技藝術學士(榮譽)

BFA(AGS)

Short Description

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) in Acting for Global Screen is a unique, international, interdisciplinary “state-of-the-art” Bachelor of Fine Arts programme in acting, which combines acting training and performance studies, technology understanding and contemporary cultural reflection in its curriculum. It aims to be the most competitive undergraduate programme in acting performance, with cross-cultural and global enrichments that meet the needs of acting for screen, stage acting, acting with media technology in the film industries for both local and non-local students.

The curriculum includes internship at professional performance bodies and overseas training and learning. Students may conduct their graduation projects in English or any languages of their choice. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend audition/interview with casting experts.

Unique Features

Graduates are all rounded acting professionals. They shall be well equipped in acting performance and highly competent with storytelling formats, be it linear and nonlinear, long form and flashy clips, and therefore will be able to perform on various media from traditional stage performance to acting with technology.

Student Learning Experiences

Film Festival Tours

The Academy of Film organises Film Festival Tours, overseas film exchange and workshops to enhance students’ competitive edge and their international/ global exposure such as Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain), Busan International Film Festival (Korea), Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Toronto), Far East Film Festival (Udine, Italy), Tokyo International Film Festival (Japan), etc.

Internship and Workshops

Students are required to attend internship, performing practicum via casting and/or field work placement at overseas or local professional performing companies, media or film projects. There will also be workshops conducted by celebrated international and local drama and performing institutions.

Career Opportunities

The programme has very close network with theater, film and media professionals, festival juries, casting experts, film directors and performing practitioners who will be the advisory committee members of the Programme to attend audition, admission interview and graduation performance. They are potential employers of the graduates. The required internship in curriculum also provides golden career opportunities to our students. 

Remarks:
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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 (excluding Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2));

2) The other elective can be any of the following subjects:
a) Category A subjects (including Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2));
b) Category B (Applied Learning) subjects with "Attained with Distinction (I)" or above;
c) Category C (Other Language) subjects at Grade C or above.


Remarks on other requirements:

1) Good results in English language is preferred.

2) High choice banding in JUPAS application is preferred.

3) Applicants are required to submit portfolio related to the discipline for the application. They can refer to the website: http://af.hkbu.edu.hk/en/prog-bfa for further details.

4) Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend audition and interview. 

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGENote2 3
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 (except for the programmes offered by the School of Chinese Medicine) are listed in the website: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/jupas_chineserequirement

Note 2: Equivalences to Level 3 in HKDSE English Language are listed in the website:
https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/jupas_eng_requirement

Note 3:

  • One of the elective subjects must be Category A subjects (excluding Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2)).
  • Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2) and Category C subjects (Other Languages) at Grade C or above can be recognised for fulfilment of the second elective requirement.
  • Individual programmes may consider Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with “Attained with Distinction (I)” or above for fulfilment of the second elective requirement (excluding the subjects under the study area of “Applied Learning Chinese” which are recognised as an alternative Chinese language qualification for non-Chinese speaking students).
  • In general, the scores for Category A subjects are converted as follows:
    5**=7, 5*=6, 5=5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1
  • The scores for Category B subjects are converted as follows:
    Attained with Distinction (II) =4, Attained with Distinction (I) =3
  • The scores for Category C subjects are converted as follows:
    A=7, B=5.5, C=4, D=2.5, E=1
Note 4: “Attained” in Citizenship and Social Development (CSD) will not be included in the admission score calculation. Applicants with Level 2 or above in Liberal Studies subject attained in 2023 or before would be accepted in lieu of CSD for fulfilling the GERs. Following the handling of CSD, results of Liberal Studies subject would not be given any score in score calculation starting from the 2024 entry

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 2024 entry: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/jupas_weighting


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

For 2024 entry, HKBU accepts combined results and will count the best results for meeting the entrance requirements and for the calculation of admissions scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Admissions Office

Email: 334jupas@hkbu.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3411 2200

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 154 118 201 265 246 984
2022 149 131 237 316 252 1085
2021 102 67 131 145 153 598
2020 121 115 127 162 171 696

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 10 0 0 0 0 10
2022 11 0 0 0 0 11
2021 10 0 0 0 0 10
2020 10 0 0 0 0 10