AHCC

Programme Information


BA-AHCC is an applied computing programme, in which students are given solid IT training, emphasising programming skills and practical work. At the same time, students are taught to solve problems with a human-centred focus, which could give their solutions a competitive edge. The programme is therefore multi-disciplinary, spanning courses in computing, arts, humanities and business.

 

 

Programme Objectives


  • To develop students’ creativity, critical thinking, analytical ability and problem-solving skills in a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • To cultivate students’ interpersonal and communication skills in preparation for them to take up leading roles in their careers;
  • To encourage students to learn independently and think critically, and to become autonomous learners for life-long learning;
  • To provide students with a solid foundation of the conceptual, theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of software development, supplemented with knowledge from arts, humanities and business;
  • To develop students’ ability to produce efficient and reliable software solutions;
  • To develop students’ ability to produce human-centred user experience designs with visual appeal, functionality and user-friendliness; and
  • To enhance students’ awareness of art, culture and marketing in user experience designs.

 

 

Programme Features


  • Technology
    • Computer Science
    • Software Application Development
  • Design
    • Arts
    • Graphic design
    • Multi-media
  • Application
    • Social studies
    • Human Computer Interaction
    • Psychology

 

 

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)


Upon completion of the Prorgamme, students should be able to :

  • Address professional and personal challenges through the application of multi-disciplinary knowledge acquired;
  • Communicate effectively in academic and business-related contexts, and in a team with effective social and interpersonal skills;
  • Learn independently and think critically, and manage their own lifelong learning;
  • Apply knowledge and theories to solving problems in the software, business and creative industries;
  • Produce efficient and reliable software solutions with good documentation practice;
  • Produce human-centred user interface designs with visual appeal, functionality and user-friendliness;
  • Take into account art, culture and marketing considerations in the design of user interfaces.

 

 

Programme Overview


Study Area

Core Modules
(Credits)

Elective Modules
(Credits)

Total Modules
(Credits)

Percentage
(%)

1. Applied Human-Centred Computing

18 (54)

6 (18)

24 (72)

57%

2. Common Core  Curriculum

       

(i) General Education

1 (3)

6 (18)

7 (21)

17%

(ii) Languages

       

- Chinese

3 (9)

-

3 (9)

7%

- English

3 (9)

-

3 (9)

7%

(iii) Quantitative Methods & IT Skills

1 (3)

-

1 (3)

2%

3. Business Education

2 (6)

-

2 (6)

5%

4. Free Elective

-

2 (6)

2 (6)

5%

Total

28 (84)

14 (42)

42 (126)

100%

 

 

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BA-AHCC programme pamphlet (Text Version)