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Associate of Applied Social Sciences in Communication, Public Relations and Journalism


Associate of Applied Social Sciences in Communication, Public Relations and Journalism

Course summary

This programme aims at preparing well-trained and well-qualified graduates for serving newspapers and mass media organisations, in the private and public sectors, where they will put into practice their knowledge in organising promotion, marketing and public relations works. In addition, this programme provides students with a broad-based foundation in Social Sciences education to prepare them for higher level studies in related disciplines.

Entry Requirement

HKDSE

Level 2 or above in 5 subjects^ (including Chinese Language and English Language);
OR

HKALE

Pass in one AL subject or two AS subjects in the HKALE; AND three passes in the HKCEE* PLUS Level 2 / Grade E or above in Chinese Language and English Language, or equivalent;
Applicants whose HKDSE / HKALE results do not meet the entry requirements of the 2-year Associate Degree programme should apply for admission to the Diploma in Foundation Studies programme.

OR

Hold a recognised Diploma in Foundation Studies Programme, Certificate in General Studies Programme, Pre-Associate Degree Programme or Foundation Programme qualification; OREquivalent qualifications will be considered by the College.
^ Applicants are allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects in the application. The recognition of the ApL subjects is as follows: “Attained with distinction” is deemed equivalent to Level 3; and “Attained” is deemed equivalent to Level 2 of the HKDSE Examination.

* Applicants are allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects in the application. Successful completion of an ApL subject will be recognised as comparable to a HKCEE subject pass.

 

Applicants who do not possess the above academic qualifications, but are aged 21 or above and have relevant work experience will be considered by the College.


Applicants are also required to demonstrate competency in Cantonese conversation and Chinese writing.


Diploma in Foundation Studies Programme
HKDSE

Level 2 or above in English Language and Level 1 or above in Chinese Language; AND at least 7 points+ in the best five subjects#^;
# If the candidate has attempted less than five subjects but obtained 7 points or above, the application will still be considered.

OR

HKCEE

Three passes in the HKCEE* PLUS Level 2 / Grade E or above in Chinese Language and English Language, or equivalent;
OR

Completed Project Yi Jin with satisfactory results; OREquivalent qualifications will be considered by the College.

Address of the institution

66 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

*The information contained in this website is intended for reference only. You are advised to obtain the latest information directly from the relevant institutions.

Institution

HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College (HPSHCC)

Programme type

Associate Degree

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

2 year(s)

Enquiry

3923 7000 (Phone)