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Creative Technologies MSc

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Full time | University of Portsmouth | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Communication / Media Computer Graphics Multimedia (Computing)

Course type


Course Summary


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.

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.


Project Evaluation and Resolution - Core
Project Design and Development - Core
Project Context and Definition - Core
Professional, Academic and Research Development - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process.

University information

Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has great research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science. 89% of its research in physics, and 90% of its research in allied health professions was rated as either ‘World Leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework in 2014. The...more

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