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Creative Technologies PhD (Distance Learning)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Online/Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    6 years

Course summary

If you're ready to take your expertise in Digital and Creative Technologies into a postgraduate research degree, Portsmouth is the perfect place to realise your ambitions.

As a postgraduate researcher, you'll access the latest equipment and techniques in our studios and labs to drive technological advances in areas such as animation, visual effects (VFX), cross reality (XR), User Experience (UX), computer and video games, visual computing, and music technology.

Our previous postgraduate candidates have worked on projects including developing award-winning CGI films, creating ultra-realistic and immersive entertainment using virtual and augmented reality, developing ways to use digital technology to protect heritage sites, and improving the monitoring of Parkinson's disease and facial palsy – and you could work on similar projects.

What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?

Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.

Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity. Students may also develop subject specific skills in areas such as games development, computer graphics imagery (CGI), human computer interaction analysis, virtual reality (VR) development or music and sound production.

After researching with us, our successful postgraduate research candidates have gone on to impressive positions in a variety of fields – from academic careers in the UK, Europe, USA and South East Asia, to roles within independent games development, software development, graphics hardware development, and research management.

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    74th

  • Campus address

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

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 97 23

    81st out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    106 53%

    70th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    61st

    48
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    35th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 54%

    63rd

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    63rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    5

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