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University of Portsmouth

Creative Media Technologies (L6 Top-Up)

UCAS Code: W373

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Creative computing

**Overview**
On this 1-year Creative Media Technologies top-up degree, you'll enhance your Creative Multi-Media and Journalism HND by topping it up with a Bachelor's degree. You'll hone your creative and technical skills and gain the professional knowledge you need for a successful career.
You'll use the same software packages that professionals use in industry, and develop the abilities you need to create quality content across all forms of media.
When you complete the course, you'll be ready to take on work in areas such as TV production, animation, content marketing and web development.

Location – course delivered in Chichester
This course takes place at Chichester College in West Sussex. While studying at Chichester College, you can still access the University's student support services and community including study support, the Students’ Union and our library's online resources.

**What you'll experience**
On this Creative Media Technologies top-up degree course, you'll:
- Tap into the industry experience of our creative technology experts

- Get access to the software and packages needed for a career in creative industries, including Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere and Animate

- Build on your existing experience in a chosen discipline, such as games, video, animation, web, mobile and AR/VR applications

- Shape your learning to suit your career aspirations and interests

- Collate a professional portfolio of your work

- Work alongside real clients on projects

- Use our well-stocked facilities, including a green screening studio, and high-technology suite with up-to-date PCs in addition to industry-standard cameras and software

**Careers and opportunities**
What can you do with a Creative Media Technologies degree?

You'll graduate with the skill and understanding to take up roles in almost every creative field, including:
- web development

- animation

- video production

- gaming

- music production

- TV production

- journalism

- digital print design

What jobs can you do with a Creative Media Technologies degree?
Roles previous University of Portsmouth creative media technologies students have taken on include:
- computer games animator

- 3D modeller

- web designer

- graphics artist

- video film-maker

- broadcast journalist

- games developer

- musical technician

Many graduates have also gone on to form their own web design, event management, and video production companies or have built successful freelance careers.

**What you'll study**
Each module on this course is worth a certain number of credits. You'll study modules worth a total of 120 credits.
Year 1 Core Modules
- Communication Design – 20 credits

- Creative Media Project – 20 credits

- Digital Photography and Online Applications – 20 credits

- Documentary Film-making – 20 credits

- Future Technologies – 20 credits

- Vocational Project Portfolio – 20 credits

**Entry Requirements**
2020 Start
Qualifications or experience
- Successful completion of the 2-year HND Creative Multi-Media and Journalism at Chichester College

English language requirements
- English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

If you don't meet the English language requirements yet, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

**What skills and qualities do I need for this Creative Media Technologies top-up course?**
As well as meeting the course entry requirements, passion and creativity are essential, alongside an eagerness to develop your existing digital media production skills.

?**Course costs**
**Tuition fees (2020 start)**
UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students – £9,250 per year (may be subject to annual increase)
International students – £15,100 per year (subject to annual increase)

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£15,100
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chichester College

Department:

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

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UK students
13%
International students
84%
Male students
16%
Female students
72%
2:1 or above
13%
Drop out rate

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Top job areas of graduates

44%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals
14%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
7%
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