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Creative Computing

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3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Creative computing

Create and shape the world around you through coding and digital technology on our BSc (Hons) Creative Computing degree course at UCA Canterbury.

With the skills you gain, you’ll be able to forge careers in a range of industries, from architecture to games and app design.

This is a project-based course that encourages learning through making. You’ll hone your skills through a blend of cutting-edge digital research and practical applications, including 3D printing, Virtual and Augmented Reality, and electronics.

You’ll gain an understanding of the designer’s role in society and learn how creative computing can work as a catalyst for change in one of the fastest-growing sectors of the global economy.

And because this course runs as part of our School of Architecture, you’ll be able to work alongside other students and tutors and broaden your knowledge and experience of making, fabricating and spatial thinking.

Modules

In Year 1, you'll be introduced to the University and the technical workshops and facilities available to you. On the course you’ll learn the technical and conceptual skills in coding, making and research that will give you a solid foundation from which to explore your areas of specialist activity. In Year 2, you'll increase your confidence and engagement with the course and its facilities, developing the knowledge to address reasonably complex design and coding briefs with elements of self-selection. The potential for specialised learning and the implications of different choices of direction will become clearer, with personal preferences emerging. In Year 3, you'll gain the depth of knowledge needed to resolve a complex design brief. With a substantial amount of self-determined direction, you’ll be able to establish preferences and viewpoints. You’ll express these in verbal and written design discourse, within each subject area and areas relating to design and production. You'll also build an appreciation of how creative coding can become a significant agent for change in today's world. Your communication skills will be enhanced, so that a project can be presented coherently to the public or external professionals.

The Uni


Course location:

Canterbury

Department:

Media and Digital

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