Our Bachelor program, Data and Media Communication concentration is interviewed by Ming Pao JUMP on 21/5/2021.
DMC program aims to advance with changes in time under the big data century. “Journalism students can be inspired by learning interdisciplinary content and build up their development path”, said Dr. Zhangyin, a program director of the DMC program.
About DMC concentration
This new interdisciplinary concentration aims to provide specialized data analytics and journalistic education and training to students. On top of general computer science training, students will be required to take a set of carefully designed courses offered by both Department of Computer Science (COMP), Faculty of Science and Department of Journalism (JOUR), School of Communication. Upon completion of this concentration, students will be able to make use of data collected from various sources according to the journalistic practices to produce analytics, solutions and insights for media organizations and other related fields.
Double Concentration Option
Computer Science students from the following concentrations are eligible to take DMC as a second concentration:
- Computing and Software Technologies (CST)
- Information Systems and Analytics (ISA)
Journalism students of DMC concentration are eligible to take Financial Journalism Stream, which offers two theoretical courses and one practicum course.
HKBU(JOUR)-UQ Double Degree Programme
Journalism students of DMC concentration are eligible to apply for Hong Kong Baptist University – University of Queensland Double Degree Programme if they meet specific academic requirements.