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Creative Media Technologies (L6 Top-Up)

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

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

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£17,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of 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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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

45%
low
Creative computing

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Others in computing

Teaching and learning

67%
Staff make the subject interesting
67%
Staff are good at explaining things
45%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
50%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

55%
Library resources
64%
IT resources
55%
Course specific equipment and facilities
42%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

84%
UK students
16%
International students
66%
Male students
34%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
12%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

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C
C

After graduation


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Computing

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£23,000
med
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
72%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

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

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Computing

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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£23k

£26k

£26k

£30k

£30k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Higher entry requirements
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Lower entry requirements
University of Portsmouth
Creative Media Technologies
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
3.0 years | Full-time | 2022
Nearby University
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4.0 years | Full-time | 2022

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