Bachelor of Communication and Media

UOW’s Bachelor of Communication and Media is an interdisciplinary degree that offers a broad introduction to the changing fields of communication and media. This degree has a strong international focus and supports you to develop independent research skills that are appropriate to a wide range of careers. Our curriculum is co-developed by experts in their fields who head international committees and edit journals that have world-wide circulation and delivered by a team of educators who are passionate about helping you achieve your goals. UOW has been consistently ranked in the top 200 in the world for the quality of our graduates (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022).



Arts and Humanities






Kowloon City





1 year (Top Up Degree)




72 CPS




Bachelor Degree








Admission, entry requirements, and fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. How you apply will depend on your student type.

Click here for more information on admissions procedures.


Students (including mature applicants) must have completed a recognised associate degree or higher diploma in a related discipline. The completed qualifications taken for entry need to be pitched at HKQF level 4 at a minimum.


English language proficiency requirement

  • IELTS Academic – 6.0 overall (Reading 6, Writing 6, Listening 5, Speaking 5); or
  • Pearson Academic – 54 overall (Reading 54, Writing 54, Listening 47, Speaking 47); or
  • Cambridge Advanced - 169 (based on revised 2015 exam format); or
  • TOEFL 70 internet (Reading 18 Writing 18 Listening 17 Speaking 17); or
  • Equivalent

Remark: Completion of a 2-year tertiary study at an approved institution taught and assessed in English is considered as meeting the English proficiency requirement of the course. The qualification must have been obtained within the previous 2 years.

Students have to pay the fees listed below upon application and admission:


Application Fee

Tuition Fee (whole program)

Administration Fee

Bachelor of Computer Science

Free of charge

HK$96,000, payable in 3 installments *


Bachelor of Communication and Media

Free of charge 

HK$96,000, payable in 3 installments *



Financial Assistance

UOW College Hong Kong has registered under Cap 320 and is an Approved Post Secondary College in Hong Kong under the Ordinance. Qualified local students of our College enrolled in the UOW top-up degree will be eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS). In the 2022/23 academic year, students can obtain an annual subsidy up to HK$33,200. For details, please check on the website located at

Students enrolled in these programs may also apply for the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (FASP) and Non-means Tested Loan Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (NLSPS).  For enquiries for FASP, please call 2152 9000 or visit the website. For enquiries for NLSPS, please call 2150 6222 or visit the website.

Programme structure and outcomes

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. 

In this programme, you are introduced to core concepts in the academic study of media and communication practice. You will develop flexible and transferable skills that will prepare you to engage with global media practices that are impacting different professions and industries. Students graduating from the Bachelor of Communication and Media will be able to:



Demonstrate sound understanding of media and communication industries, practices, users, and regulation;


Demonstrate practical production skills appropriate to the Digital and Social Media major;


Communicate effectively and ethically across a wide range of contexts, and contribute at a high level to the circulation of ideas and information;


Demonstrate the capacity to work independently and in teams, to manage continuous professional self- development, and to sustain professional relationships with integrity;


Synthesise conceptual, analytical and practical production skills to address complex issues in media and communication;


Develop novel solutions and resources that demonstrate expertise in media and communication.

  • Media and Social Justice
  • Transnational Media and Culture
  • Digital Media
  • Research Practices
  • Emerging Issues
All students are required to complete twelve (12) subjects worth six (6) credit points each.
The course structure* is outlined below:
Subject CodeSubject NameCredit Point
Semester A
BCM206 Future Networks 6
BCM212 Understanding Research Practices 6
BCM222 Global Media and Social Justice 6
BCM241 Media Ethnographies
Semester B
BCM214 Digital and Social Innovation 6
BCM215 Game Media Industries 6
BCM313 The Future of Work (elective) 6
BCM325 Future Cultures
Semester C
BCM300 Game Experience Design 6
BCM302 Advanced Digital Media Project 6
BCM303 Collaborative Production Workshop 6
BCM312 Emerging Issues in Media & Communication

*Program may be subject to change.

This degree is awarded by the University of Wollongong.

Career opportunities include:

  • Online content producer

  • Digital content editor

  • Social media manager

  • Communications manager
  • Public relations and media researcher


Any enquiry relating to the BCM programme should be directed to the Programme Coordinator, Ms Maria Fung.

This programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.

This is a registered programme under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance in Hong Kong (Registration No.: 212896). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualifications to which this programme may lead.

QR Level: 5

 QR Registration No.: 20/000385/L5

 QR Reg. Validity Period: 29/08/2020–31/08/2024

Student testimonial

Teachers in the BCM program gave valuable advice on coursework and career aspects to help us prepare for our future. The program offered me a chance to discover my passion and skills that has benefited me in the workforce. One thing I appreciated the most is that students come from different academic backgrounds, so you can interact and bounce ideas and learn the importance of teamwork by creating a project together. I really could not have asked for a better time here in BCM program! Jennifer Davis YuanBachelor of Communication and Media

Contact us

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Telephone: (852) 2707 3113
Fax: (852) 2707 3114

Address: 1/F, Le Billionnaire, 46 Sa Po Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong
[Sung Wong Toi MTR Station Exit B3]

College Office

Telephone: (852) 2707 3111
: (852) 2707 3222

Address: 1/F, Le Billionnaire, 46 Sa Po Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong

[Sung Wong Toi MTR Station Exit B3]

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