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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Heritage Education and Arts Management
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Programme Description

The BA(HE&AM) programme aims to prepare students with the knowledge, mindset and skills required for the career demand in the fields of arts, cultural, heritage and museum education and management, in order to meet the global and local trends of enhancing citizens’ all-round development in formal and non-formal arts and cultural education. With reference to the strong partnership between The Education University of Hong Kong and heritage and arts institutes nationally, regionally and internationally, this programme is interdisciplinary-based which focuses on enhancing practitioners’ work-related competency. This programme is remarkable to contribute to the education process and the competitiveness of Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and the region with full-fledged citizens who are both cultural competent and values-inspired. 

Study Mode Normal Period of Study JUPAS Code EdUHK Programme Code
Full-time 2 Years (for Senior Year Admissions) N/A A4B097
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Associate Programme Leader

Enquiry (Programme)
(852) 2948 6886
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Dr Hui King Fai Sammy
(852) 2948 7550
skfhui@eduhk.hk
Mr Wong Sheung Yin Eagle
(852) 2948 8685
baheam@eduhk.hk

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Programme Aims

This BA(HE&AM) programme aims to prepare students with the knowledge, mindset and skills required for careers in arts, cultural, heritage and museum education and management, to meet the global and local trends of enhancing citizens’ all-round development in formal and non-formal arts and cultural education, and the new demand in related careers. Hong Kong as a cosmopolitan city and a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China has been giving high attention to arts and cultural education with multiple forms of activities to educate its students and adults of different age groups to become culturally and psychologically mature. The programme is advanced that it contributes to the education process to enhance the competitiveness of Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and the region with full-fledged citizens who are both cultural competent and values-inspired.

Programme Structure (for Senior Year Entrants)

Domain Credit Points (cps)
Interdisciplinary Major 30
Programme Package 15
University ePortfolio 3
Internship 6
Final Year Project 6
Total: 60

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Major Studies

Heritage Education and Arts Management

Internship

Students are required to complete an Internship course at an internship (heritage-/arts-related) agency locally, nationally, regionally or internationally, to apply the learnt knowledge and skills in real-world contexts. This internship enhances students with real-world working experience for their preparation of future careers in heritage education and arts management industries.

Final Year Project

The Final Year Project is an individual piece of work on a topic of students’ own choice related to their study. Students can choose either Honours Project (HP), which focuses on the preparation for postgraduate studies, or a Capstone Project (CP), which focuses on the preparation for future employment, as their Final Year Project. Both HP and CP are divided into two phases. Phase I provides students with training in research methods, and Phase II engages students in a research project (for HP) and project output (for CP) in which they are expected to work closely with a project supervisor.

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General Education (University ePortfolio)

General Education (GE) aims to broaden students’ intellectual horizons, help them make connections among different areas of knowledge between their formal studies and life outside the classroom, and strengthen their capacity for critical thinking and judgement. Consolidating Undergraduate Learning, University ePortfolio requires students approaching the end of their undergraduate studies to reflect critically on the knowledge and skills acquired in their studies and to develop an integrated view of how and where they position themselves in relation to their future goals, plans and aspirations.

Medium of Instruction

Chinese (supplemented by English and Putonghua).

Career Prospects/Professional Qualifications

Graduates of this BA(HE&AM) programme are strong in integrating education, management and technology in career pursuits that are related to heritage, museum and arts. They are prepared for employments in a wide variety of sectors, including education, government and non-government organizations, galleries, arts centres, cultural organizations as well as private and social enterprises, with jobs ranging from heritage/ museum/ arts/ project/ event/ stage managers to arts/ cultural/education/ youth services and relations/ digital communications officers. The developments of West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) and the Greater Bay Area will definitely open up new vistas for career pursuits of our graduates who are well-equipped to seize the opportunities that will be presented to them.

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As the 2022/23 academic year is the beginning of the 2022/23 - 2024/25 triennium for which the allocation of UGC-funded places is still subject to the Government's approval, the number of intake places is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation.

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Every effort has been made to ensure that information contained in this website is correct. Changes to any aspects of the programmes may be made from time to time due to unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control and the University reserves the right to make amendments to any information contained in this website without prior notice. The University accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from any use or misuse of or reliance on any information contained in this website.

Any aspect of the course and course offerings (including, without limitation, the content of the course and the manner in which the course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.