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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

If you’re interested in computer animation, computer games or music technology, then our MSc Creative Technologies Master's degree course is a great way to take your existing skills and knowledge to postgraduate level.

You'll master the design and application of new hardware, software and techniques used in creative and innovative technology. You'll design, create and manage a media development or research programme. You'll also learn to address research problems and apply your skills to advancing the creative technology industry.

This course can open doors to exciting careers in the entertainment and media industries.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Focus on creative problems and develop your portfolio skills, by shaping a project and responding to development issues and feedback.
  • Design and develop your own software, systems, 2D/3D assets and innovative solutions
  • Get hands-on with our sound studios and multimedia labs, packed with the latest kit used by professionals
  • Use our industry-standard game content creation software, VR hardware, motion capture facilities and console development kits

Careers and opportunities

What can you do with a Creative Technologies degree?

Specialist skills in the field of Creative Technologies are in demand, so depending on your project choice and career plans, you'll be able to find employment internationally in the fields of:

  • Game design
  • Programming
  • Art production
  • Virtual reality development.

The leisure and entertainment sector also offers opportunities if you specialise in music technology. Other potential career paths include health and business, software and interfaces, installation and monitoring, contextual acoustic research and academic research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 97 1

    49th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    104 52%

    78th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    30th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18

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