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Media & Cultural Studies

Media & Cultural Studies Major/Minor

The programme seeks to nurture students to become knowledgeable, critical and caring users and producers of media and culture. The flexible programme structure draws on a wide range of related courses from the social sciences and humanities. This programme is particularly ideal if you:

  • wish to learn more about the concepts behind the world of media and culture
  • want to work in creative industry, media and cultural organizations
  • intend to pursue research studies in media and cultural studies

It aims to:

  • provide you with multi-disciplinary knowledge in the operation of the media and the state of culture;
  • enhance your critical understanding of the world of media and culture by exposing them to historical and comparative analyses of the subject; and
  • encourage you to appreciate and care for the continuing efforts to improve the state of media and culture and through this to improve social life as a whole.

General applications enquiry

Ms Wu, Tina P S
Email: sociug@hku.hk
Tel: +852 3917 2050 / +852 3917 4320

Student experiences

The internship allowed me to work in a media company, have some first-hand experience and apply key sociological concepts to understand the media.

— Kenny Leung, Alumnus of Media & Cultural Studies

This programme was both stimulating and engaging, and equipped me with knowledge essential for my future academic and career pursuits.

— Heather Pong, 3rd year Media & Cultural Studies

Courses

Compulsory courses

Final year (compulsory)

Use our course finder to browse all our undergraduate introductory and advanced courses.

Courses shown above are for illustration only, assuming major study mode. Actual course requirements vary depending on year of admission, home faculty and major/minor programme selected. Please check the relevant regulations for BSocSc students (or your own faculty) for definitive information on course eligibility.

Important dates

  • BSocSc students typically declare their major at the end of their first year of study.
  • Students from other faculties should consult their own faculty for information on when to declare a major/minor.

Apply

Considering a major/minor in Media & Cultural Studies? Fill in this form to arrange to speak with an admissions advisor.