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Total of 24 credits
(8 courses with 3 credits each)
5 + 3

FIVE required courses +
THREE elective courses

(Normally 4 courses x
2 semesters)

(Normally 2 courses x
4 semesters)


Stimulates debate and challenges conventions. Celebrates interdisciplinary interaction and engagement.
Professional and peer networking both inside and outside of the classroom to provide a lifetime of friendship, professional advancement, and inspiration.
A frontline team of lecturers, including award-winning practitioners, global account managers, regional office partners and academic researchers to teach and integrate cutting-edge skills and theories.
In-class client projects where students solve real-world problems for participating companies and organizations.

Period of Study

for Full Time Students

for Part Time Students


Understanding of Chinese in either Cantonese or Putonghua is required.

Required courses of the programme are accessible to both Cantonese and non-Cantonese speakers. There will also be enough elective classes for Cantonese and non-Cantonese speakers to choose.

Learning Outcome

Students will have in-depth and critical insight on the relationship between advertising and society

Students will be legally and ethically responsible decision makers for media and creative strategies guided by theoretical research

Students will deploy creative ideas to solve challenges in life and business

Students will acquire necessary skills and experience to take on the challenge of the vibrant advertising and marketing communications industry

Students will acquire strategic, innovative, managerial, creative and analytic skills that are required of practitioners who plan, integrate and implement successful advertising campaigns

for Graduation

  • The programme begins in fall term. Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 units or eight courses for graduation.
  • This curriculum exposes students to five core required courses to learn to be a legally and ethically responsible decision maker for media and creative strategies guided by theoretical research.
  • Students will also need to take three other elective courses according to their particular needs and own areas of interest.
  • Apart from a range of elective courses offered by the M.S.Sc. in Advertising programmes, students are also allowed to choose electives from the Department of Marketing, M.S.Sc. in Corporate Communication, and M.A. in Global Communication programmes.

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M.S.Sc. in Advertising, School of Journalism and Communication,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

School of Journalism and Communication
Room 206-207, Humanities Building, New Asia College
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, New Territories,
Hong Kong