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Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Computing and Interactive Entertainment

電腦及互動娛樂榮譽文學士
Face-to-Face Full-time BAHCIEFS

The 2-year fulltime-mode Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Computing and Interactive Entertainment (BAHCIEF) programme is jointly offered by the Computing Programme Team of the School of Science and Technology and the Creative Arts Team of the School of Arts and Social Sciences. It aims to produce graduates to be computing professionals with training in interactive entertainment and user experience design. The graduates should be competent software developers with expertise in user experience enhancement through artistic creation, media production, and computational intelligence. They should have problem solving skills to apply their competencies in various domains.

This joint programme is in partnership of the Creative Arts and the Computing Programme Teams of the OUHK. The Creative Arts Team of the School of Arts and Social Sciences (ASS) is renowned for their range of SSSDP programmes, state-of-the-art studios/laboratories, and quality graduates produced for the creative and entertainment industry in Hong Kong. The Computing Programme Team of the School of Science and Technology produces the most number of graduates among local Computing departments and her graduates are widely appreciated for their good practical software development skills.

Recently, Shek Ka Chun, Wong Chun Long and Wong Tsz Ying, 3 final year students from the Animation programme of Creative Arts of ASS won the Best Animated Short Film Award with Losing Sight of a Longed Place at the Golden Horse Award 2017.

Computing students have also regularly won prizes in computing and IT contests.

This is a unique programme that has brought in two highly sought-after areas together.

The following short video (01:38) illustrates the main features of our programme.


the caption is Creative Arts students working on his animation in the computer lab
Creative Arts students working on his animation in the computer lab

the caption is Students testing their 3D work in the studio
Students testing their 3D work in the studio

the caption is Creative Arts Animation students Wong Chun Long, Wong Tsz Ying, and Shek Ka Chun excelled at the Golden Horse Award 2017
Creative Arts Animation students Wong Chun Long, Wong Tsz Ying, and Shek Ka Chun excelled at the Golden Horse Award 2017

Characteristics of Programme

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the BAHCIEF programme, students should be able to:

  • Utilize computer programming for problems solving and software development.
  • Demonstrate artistic creation proficiency in the application and production of creative content.
  • Analyze problems critically and formulate solutions with techniques in computing and creative arts.
  • Perform competently the work of a professional in computing and interactive entertainment.
  • Apply software engineering processes for developing software solutions based on computing and interactive entertainment.
  • Engage effectively in projects involving the integration of techniques in computing and the production of creative artworks.
Career Prospects

Graduates are qualified to work as software developers or other entry-level roles with demand in front-end expertise as well as various roles in the interactive entertainment industry. The training received by the graduates would allow them to continuously develop their technical skills in selected areas. They would also acquire skills and knowledge of the business and industrial world beneficial for possible future promotion to a managerial or leadership position.

Admission Requirement

A recognized local Higher Diploma and Associate Degree of which the curriculum includes training in programming and information technology.

Admission Application

Students interested in this programme should apply through non-JUPAS Direct Application. The programme code is BAHCIEFS.

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Enquiries

Professor Vanessa NG (Programme Leader)
Tel: 2768 5904

Email: scng@ouhk.edu.hk

Dr. David YIP (Programme Leader)
Tel: 3120 2497

Email: dkmyip@ouhk.edu.hk

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