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Hong Kong Baptist University

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

BFA(ACT)

Short Description

This programme is a unique, 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 stage acting, acting with media technology and acting for screen in 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 any languages. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interview with casting experts and audition.

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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RequirementsUpdated

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGENote1 5
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
Two of the following elective subjects:
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Note 1: Applicants who attained Level 4 at HKDSE English Language subject may also be considered if they have shown outstanding talents in their portfolio and during the admission interview and audition. They may be required to take make-up English classes after they are admitted to the University.

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

Remarks:
1) This programme considers the best 5 HKDSE subjects including English Language subject in Academic Score calculation.

2) Good results in English language is preferred.

3) High choice banding in JUPAS application is preferred.

4) 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.

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

6) The programme requirement is subject to the University's final approval.
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 first elective 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.
  • For the second elective arrangement, please refer to the programme entrance requirements of individual programmes for details.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Admissions Office

Email: 334jupas@hkbu.edu.hk

Tel: 34112200