Creative Industries

Discover your passion within digital technologies and
media production

Creative Industries

Discover your passion within digital technologies and media production

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Ranked 21st out of 121 universities in the UK

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National Student Survey 2021

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Creative Industry courses

Combine practical projects with traditional study, whatever your discipline

Prepare for your career in the creative industries with project work, industry facilities and networking opportunities  as you learn from award-winning lecturers.

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BA (Hons) 3D Animation and VFX

Learn to create stunning 3D animation and VFX projects in specialist animation labs as you master industry-standard software including Maya, Nuke and Unreal Engine.

BA (Hons) Audio Production and Music Technologies

Explore the technical, theoretical, and experiential elements of audio and music technologies as you gain hands-on experience of professional-standard equipment.

BA (Hons) Commercial Music (Platform One)

Explore making and producing commercial music and explore topics including musical development, popular music and more as you study at Platform One on the Isle of Wight.
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BA (Hons) Digital Film Production

Work on real-world projects and learn from industry professionals as you develop the creative and practical skills you need to succeed in contemporary digital filmmaking.
Film students using professional equipment

BA (Hons) Digital Film Production and Screenwriting

Study on one of only a few courses of its type in the country as you gain practical digital film production skills and learn to write for film, TV, web, and games.
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BA (Hons) Esports

Study all aspects of the esports industry as you explore competitive gameplay, sports science, psychology, events, and business.
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BA (Hons) Esports and Sports Media

Learn the core skills of broadcast production and journalism with a specific focus on the rapidly-growing esports industry.

BA (Hons) Games Design and Development

Learn to design and develop games ready for a rapidly-growing industry as you develop your technical and creative skills in design, programming, art, and production.
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BA (Hons) Media and Communications

Develop practical workplace skills and critically analyse how the media reflects and influences the political, social, and cultural landscapes.
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BA (Hons) Screen Acting and Film Production

Join a thriving community of actors, film makers, script writers, designers, and gamers to explore play and screen-play texts on this ARRI Certified course.
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BA (Hons) Screenwriting

Find your own voice and gain the skills and disciplines required for a future career the screen industries.
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BA (Hons) Sports Media

Explore sports media and specialise in topics such as camera operations, graphics, journalism, presenting, sports writing, graphics, and social media.
Film students working with professional camera and equipment

BSc (Hons) Digital Film Technologies

Develop the high level of technical and creative skills required by employers in the creative and digital sector as you specialise in film technologies.
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MA Composition for Film, TV and Games

Complete professional training in writing and producing commercially viable music. Discover specialist compositional techniques and improve your operational understanding of hybrid studio technologies.

MA Screen Acting

Join a community of actors, film makers, script writers, designers, and gamers to explore story craft and develop your screen acting skills and experience.

Study in the £35 million Tech Park 

Use industry standard equipment and software throughout your studies

Work with other students and use the same technologies and equipment as employers to prepare you for work after you graduate.

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Explore some of the facilities you could use on your creative industry degree.
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Attend industry events 

Take part in University trips to industry events and networking opportunities 

Past students have attended international film festivals, professional film shoots and industry conventions including esports tournaments.

Get practical experience

Choose a degree with hands-on experience with industry technology and software 

Prepare for life after you graduate by developing skills you will use in the workplace.

Film students using professional equipment

Explore student projects

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Discover the work you could produce

Learn from award winning industry lecturers

Be taught by staff with real experience in the creative industries

Head of Animation and VFX

Max is a two time BAFTA winning animator with over 20 years experience in the VFX industry.

Senior Lecturer in Esports

Rams ‘r2k’ Singh has been in the world of Esports for more than 20 years. Rams has been playing games for most of his life then when Quake 3 Arena came in 1999.

Professor of Film, TV and Games Composition

Stephen is an award-winning British Film, TV and Video Game composer, known for his versatility and for his emotionally charged and expressively powerful music.

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