Creative Industries

Discover your passion

Creative Industries

Discover your passion

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Kickstart your career in digital technologies

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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Animation student using equipment and software in Tech Park

BA (Hons) 3D Animation and VFX

Learn from award winning lecturers in specialist animation labs and use industry software including Maya, Nuke and Unreal Engine.
Students using recording studio

BA (Hons) Audio Production and Music Technologies

Explore the technical, theoretical and experiential elements of audio and music technologies.

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.
Film students working with professional camera and equipment

BA (Hons) Digital Film Production

This new degree is a practical programme focused on a wide range of skills for contemporary digital filmmaking.
Film students using professional equipment

BA (Hons) Digital Film Production and Screenwriting

This unique degree is driven by storytelling and on-set production to provide practical skills and industry experience.
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BA (Hons) Esports

Discover all aspects of the esports industry and explore gameplay, sports science, psychology, events and business. This course is officially partnered with the leading live gaming platform Twitch.
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BA (Hons) Esports and Sports Media

Explore the esports industry including business topics and gameplay as you learn to showcase sports and esports in the media.
Esports student playing a game in a computer room

BA (Hons) Games Design and Development

Prepare for a wide range of career options across the fast growing games industry as you develop your technical and creative skills.
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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 landscape.
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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.
Sports Media students working in Press box

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.
Student using recording studio

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.

See our £35 million Tech Park
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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