Teaching & Learning

Professional Preparation Programme for Arts Students

Professional Preparation Programme (PPP), jointly offered by the Faculty of Arts and the Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS), is an intensive result-based career programme targeting our students in the second year of studeies or above for the first semester, 2016-17. 

The main objectives of the PPP are: 

  • to prepare students for entering the job market
  • to enhance the employability of Arts students
  • to improve students' overall competitiveness in the graduate job market
  • to develop more advanced interview skills to improve students' chances of success

Programme Highlight

The programme will cover 5 topics with a total of 11.5 learning hours:

  1. Market Update and Career Plannng (2 hours)
  2. CV, Cover Letter & Personal Statement Writing (2 hours)
  3. Interview Skills (2 hours)
  4. CV Clinic & Mock Interview (3 hours)
  5. MBTI (2.5 hours)

From the full PPP, you can expect to

  • understand employers' expectations
  • sharpen your job-seeking skills
  • gain deeper self-understanding as well as understanding of others
  • kick start your career planning
  • identify gaps you need to fill in order to reach your career goals
  • find the direction towards filling the gaps

For details, please see Programme Outline and Programme Schedule.

Attendance Requirement
Students are required to attend the enrolled module(s)/session(s). You should therefore check your class schedule before enrolling.


Applications
Please enrol into the PPP modules separately via this link: http://wp.cedars.hku.hk/form/ArtsPPP
Enrolling in all modules is recommended but not required. You could select module(s) that best fit your interests/needs.

Enrollment Deadline
9:00am, 25 October 2016 (Tuesday)

Enquiries
Should you have any questions, please contact Mr Cyrus Chan from the Faculty of Arts at cyrusc@hku.hk / 3917 4984; or contact CEDARS Miss Celia Wong at ceceling@hku.hk / 2859 2314.

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