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Hong Kong, China

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Michael Penny


Study Abroad
School of Media and Journalism
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The University of Hong Kong is the oldest tertiary education institution in Hong, founded in 1910. HKU is ranked 18th overall in the Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings and is considered to be one of the best English-language institutions in all of Asia.

UNC students have the opportunity to fully integrate into undergraduate life at HKU and Hong Kong, as one of the true “global cities,” is a fascinating location to spend a semester or year.

The University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media Studies Center (JMSC), founded in 1999, provides instruction in print, audio, video, multimedia and online journalism with a local, regional and international mindset. The Center is committed to producing passionate, highly trained journalists to provide an impartial Asian voice in the global media landscape.

JMSC’s international faculty are at the leading edge of the journalism industry, bringing many years of top-level media experience into the classroom. Many courses are small seminars that focus on deep understanding of practical techniques and close interaction with faculty. All courses are taught in English.

*All courses are taught in English. Students may opt to take a language course in Chinese, and are encouraged to do so.