Master of Management in Film Industry

This program is to cultivate professional film managers to meet society's needs. Graduates will become cinematic production and management professionals with great artistic and cultural sense.

I. Duration of Study

The normal study period of Master of Management in Film Industry program is two years. The maximum study period for local and non-mainland part-time students is 4 years. Otherwise, students are regarded as full-time students and the maximum study period will be set as 3 years.

II. Study Mode

Lectures

III. Medium of Instruction

Chinese or English

IV. Framework of Study

This program includes seven general compulsory courses and four elective courses, academic activities and a master's thesis.

Table 1: Compulsory Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Credit Hours

MAMZ01

Financial Management for Film and New Media

3

45

MAMZ02

Film Promotion and Distribution

3

45

MAMZ03

Film and Law

3

45

MAMZ04

Script Analysis for the Producer

3

45

MAMZ05

Case Studies in Film Production and the Market

3

45

MAMZ06

Film Management

3

45

MAMZ07

Internship

6

120

Table 2: Elective Courses

Choose four of the following seven elective courses.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Credit Hours

MAMM01

Independent Filmmaking

3

45

MAMM02

Media Management

3

45

MAMM03

New Wave Cinema

3

45

MAMM04

Contemporary Arts

3

45

MAMM05

Business Finance

3

45

MAMM06

Documentary Studies

3

45

MAMM07

Film Globalization

3

45

Table 3: Thesis

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAMZ08

Thesis

12

V. Study Requirements

  1. Students are required to complete the former six compulsory courses from Table 1 and four elective courses from Table 2 in the first 3 semesters to gain 30 credits.
  2. Students need to complete at least 120 hours internship mentioned in Table 1 during the second and third semester to get 6 credits.
  3. After finishing each course, students will be assessed depending on regulations established by the instructor and the Macau Academy of Cinematic Arts.
  4. Students have to complete an original research master’s thesis which is not less than 20000 words and pass the thesis oral defense to gain totally 12 credits.
  5. If the student passes all courses required in Table 1 and 2 but does not pass the final defense during the specified maximum study period, he/she can only get a completion certificate.

VI. Duration of the Program

The duration for taking all courses is 18 months and the duration for thesis writing is 6 months.

VII. Qualification for Graduation

Upon approval from the Senate of the University, a Master/Doctoral Degree will be conferred on a student when he or she has:
1. Completed and met the requirements prescribed in the study plan of his or her program within the specific study period*
2. Abided by the regulations of the University
3. Cleared all fees and charges and returned all University property and equipment borrowed

* Students admitted from the academic year 2017/2018 onwards are required to achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above (excluding thesis/dissertation) in order to graduate.

Note: All curriculum programs and study plan are set according to the newest announcement of the BOLETIS OFICIAL DA REGIÃO ADMINISTRATIVA ESPECIAL DE MACAU.

※In case of any conflicts, the Chinese version shall prevail.