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Postgraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Programmes

The Academy master's degree programmes provide opportunities for talented graduates from Hong Kong and abroad to obtain internationally recognised postgraduate qualifications in the performing arts and theatre and entertainment arts. The practice-oriented programmes foster artistry, develop advanced skills, provide in-depth knowledge, and build professionalism for students who demonstrate the potential for excellence. Postgraduate students undertake practical research, apply theory to professional practice, make original contributions to their areas of specialisation, and gain the specialised means and assurance to continue in life-long careers. While valuing independent accomplishment within contexts of collaboration and team effort, study at the master's degree level is intended to enable practicing artists to develop into potential leaders in the arts.

With an international mix of students and faculty, the Academy master's degree programmes provide opportunities for students to develop an international perspective in the arts and receive wider cultural exposure. The Academy's state-of-the-art facilities and its six disciplines of Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, Theatre and Entertainment Arts, and Chinese Opera provide ample opportunities for master's degree students to pursue cutting edge and cross-disciplinary work. Postgraduate students are a vital component of Academy life.

Programmes Duration (Full-time / Part-time)
Master of Fine Arts in Dance ​2 years / 3 - 4 years
Master of Fine Arts in Drama ​2 years / 3 - 4 years
Master of Fine Arts in Cinema Production ​2 years / 3 - 4 years
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre and Entertainment Arts ​2 years / 3 - 4 years
Master of Music 2 years / 3 - 4 years
(Part-time Programme only offer major in Conducting for Chinese or Western Orchestras*)

*Subject to approval by the Academic Board of the Academy