Why choose this course?
Our creative computing degree is designed to give you an insight into creative applications to develop your understanding of visual and audio digital representations, techniques and interactive application.
This is a multi-disciplinary course covering all aspects of current and emerging multimedia technologies, principles of information design for effective communication and approaches to software development and its management. It emphasises creative problem solving and project management skills as well as the aesthetic and technical aspects of the medium.
Developing critical skills that are looked for in this industry is an emphasis throughout the course and is put to the test through practical hand-on projects. These help to ensure that your thinking remains cutting edge and gives you the confidence that you are going to be able to keep up with the fast pace of change in this field.
During the course you will learn about the principles of digital media, giving you a grounding to go on and explore design ideas and concepts. You will investigate a wide range of digital media elements and applications including 2D and 3D graphics, animation, human computer interaction, website creation and design, video editing and audio concepts. You will be able to use a wide variety of digital media software packages and be able to apply these to the production of a range of digital media types. You will also be able integrate these media types to produce sophisticated websites.
In addition you will develop the skills to manage and produce artefacts within a large project working on your own and within a larger group.
You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BSc (Hons) Creative Computing (four years including foundation year) UCAS code:I477
Why not come to one of our weekly informal drop-in information sessions? Staff from the Department will be available on Wednesdays in The Study between 4.00pm and 6.00pm to discuss this programme. Please register your interest here or drop in on the day.