Project Description

Cinematic Design and Photographic Digital Art, BFA (Hons)

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Students must complete 120 credits of core courses, plus 40 credits of elective courses in General Education, English Language Enhancement and Outside-Discipline Subjects.

Course Code Course Title Credits
Year 1
AMVE A101F Studio Art 1: Drawing and Life Drawing 5
CCA A100BF Introduction to Film Art 5
CCA A208BF Media Production Skills 5
PHTO A100BF Foundation of Photography I 5
PHTO A101BF Foundation of Photography II 5
5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses 5
10 credits of General Education courses 10
Year 2
AMVE A205BF World Art 5
CCA A307BF Concepts of Art Direction and Set Design 5
PHTO A200F History of Photography 5
PHTO A201BF Photography and Visual Culture 5
PHTO A202F Principles of Design 5
5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses 5
10 credits of General Education courses 10
Year 3
CAMD A203BF Advertising and Publication Design 5
CAMD A303BF Multi Camera Studio Production Workshop 5
CAMD A306F Museum Studies 5
PHTO A300F Digital Darkroom and Retouching Techniques 5
PHTO A301BF Communicative Photography 5
PHTO A302BF Photojournalism 5
10 credits of Outside Discipline courses 10
Year 4
CCA A201BF World Cinema 5
CCA A357BF Digital Video Production Workshop: Short Film 5
PHTO A303F Cinematography and Photographic Design 5
PHTO A304BF Fine Art Photography 5
PHTO A305BF Aesthetics of Photographic Art 5
PHTO A306F Expanded Imaging 5
PHTO A401BF Photography Project I 5
PHTO A402BF Photography Project II 5

Students must complete 120 credits of core courses, plus 40 credits of elective courses in General Education, English Language Enhancement and Outside-Discipline Subjects.

Course Code Course Title Credits
Year 1
AMVE A101F Studio Art 1: Drawing and Life Drawing 5
CCA A100BF Introduction to Film Art 5
CCA A208BF Media Production Skills 5
PHTO A100BF Foundation of Photography 5
PHTO A102BF Foundation of Cinematography 5
5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses 5
10 credits of General Education courses 10
Year 2
AMVE A205BF World Art 5
CCA A307BF Concepts of Art Direction and Set Design 5
PHTO A200F History of Photography 5
PHTO A201BF Photography and Visual Culture 5
PHTO A202F Principles of Design 5
5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses 5
10 credits of General Education courses 10
Year 3
CAMD A203BF Advertising and Publication Design 5
CAMD A303BF Multi Camera Studio Production Workshop 5
CAMD A306F Museum Studies 5
PHTO A300F Digital Darkroom and Retouching Techniques 5
PHTO A301BF Communicative Photography 5
PHTO A302BF Photojournalism 5
10 credits of Outside Discipline courses 10
Year 4
CCA A201BF World Cinema 5
CCA A357BF Digital Video Production Workshop: Short Film 5
PHTO A303F Cinematography and Photographic Design 5
PHTO A304BF Fine Art Photography 5
PHTO A305BF Aesthetics of Photographic Art 5
PHTO A306F Expanded Imaging 5
PHTO A401BF Photography Project I 5
PHTO A402BF Photography Project II 5

Year 2 entry

Students have to obtain a total of 120 credits. Students must successfully complete the following requirements within the 120 credits:
  1. 95 credits of compulsory core courses;
  2. 10 credits of outside discipline courses;
  3. 5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses; and
  4. 10 credits of purpose-designed General Education (GE) courses.
Students are reminded that within the 120 credits, not more than 20 credits of courses are to be taken at the foundation level.
Course Code Course Title Credits
Year 2 (40 credits)
AMVE A205BF World Art 5
CCA A307BF Concepts of Art Direction and Set Design 5
PHTO A200F History of Photography 5
PHTO A201BF Photography and Visual Culture 5
PHTO A202F Principles of Design 5
5 credits of English Language Enhancement courses 5
10 credits of General Education courses 10
Year 3 (40 credits)
CAMD A203BF Advertising and Publication Design 5
CAMD A303BF Multi Camera Studio Production Workshop 5
CAMD A306F Museum Studies 5
PHTO A300F Digital Darkroom and Retouching Techniques 5
PHTO A301BF Communicative Photography 5
PHTO A302BF Photojournalism 5
10 credits of Outside Discipline courses 10
Year 4 (40 credits)
CCA A201BF World Cinema 5
CCA A357BF Digital Video Production Workshop: Short Film 5
PHTO A303F Cinematography and Photographic Design 5
PHTO A304BF Fine Art Photography 5
PHTO A305BF Aesthetics of Photographic Art 5
PHTO A306F Expanded Imaging 10
PHTO A401BF Photography Project I 10
PHTO A402BF Photography Project II 10

Year 3 entry

Students have to obtain a total of 80 credits of compulsory core courses.

Course Code Course Title Credits
Year 3 (40 credits)
CAMD A203BF Advertising and Publication Design 5
CAMD A303BF Multi Camera Studio Production Workshop 5
CAMD A306F Museum Studies 5
PHTO A300F Digital Darkroom and Retouching Techniques 5
PHTO A301BF Communicative Photography 5
PHTO A302BF Photojournalism 5
10 credits of Outside Discipline courses 10
Year 4 (40 credits)
CCA A201BF World Cinema 5
CCA A357BF Digital Video Production Workshop: Short Film 5
PHTO A303F Cinematography and Photographic Design 5
PHTO A304BF Fine Art Photography 5
PHTO A305BF Aesthetics of Photographic Art 5
PHTO A306F Expanded Imaging 10
PHTO A401BF Photography Project I 10
PHTO A402BF Photography Project II 10