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Associate of Arts in
Cultural Studies

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCCU Award

Dr Jason M. B. Ho

Programme Leader, AACUS

Email: jasonho.ls@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Explain knowledge of the core concepts, central ideas, and key theoretical frameworks of cultural studies;
  • Interpret and explain space, social practices, and identity from the perspective of culture;
  • Relate to and communicate effectively with people from culturally diverse backgrounds;
  • Examine and interpret cultural texts and products in relation to their cultural contexts;
  • Explore problems, gather information, carry out basic research, and propose solutions to address problems responsibly both individually and as part of a team;
  • Relate major ideas in arts and humanities, science and technology, and society and organizations to cultural studies.
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Further Studies Pathways

This programme has been offered since 2017-18. Articulation possibilities include Bachelor’s degree programmes in City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lingnan University, and the University of Hong Kong.

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Career Prospects

Graduates from this programme will be able to find employment in the field of arts and culture, publishing, marketing, advertising, media, journalism, public relations, events management and research.

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Main Subject Areas

Cultural Contexts and Theories
  • Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • Cultural Space and City Life
  • Exploring Cultural Identity
  • Cultural Diversity in Contemporary World
  • Methods in Cultural Research
  • Intercultural Communication
Cultural Texts and Heritage
  • Chinese Fiction and Film
  • Chinese Heritage and Society
  • Studies of Chinese Arts
  • Western Fiction and Film
  • Western Heritage and Society
  • Studies of Western Arts
  • Literature across Cultures
Cultural Management and Policy
  • Government and Cultural Policy
  • Cultural Management
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General Education Courses

Four courses to be chosen from all of the following domains:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Organisations
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Programme Specific Entrance Requirements

No programme-specific entrance requirement

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Mode of Study

Two-year full-time

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Contact Us

Kowloon Tong Main Campus

Room 6320, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building

City University of Hong Kong

83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Tong MTR Station Exit C2]

Telephone: (852) 3442 9729

Fax: (852) 3442 0378

E-mail: ls_msg@cityu.edu.hk

 

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NO. 33 Wai Yip Street

Telford Garden, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Bay MTR Station Exit B]

Telephone: (852) 2707 9440

Fax: (852) 2707 4243

E-mail: telford.col@cityu.edu.hk