Postgraduate MSc

Creative Technology

Creative Technology

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    12 Months
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Within the creative and media industries, small groups of people with strong individual talent often evolve into innovative companies. On this course, you will develop your own area of expertise and hone your ability to work creatively with like-minded professionals.

Option modules and the flexible nature of this course will enable you to develop a broad overview of creative technology while also specialising in an area of your choice. You might choose to investigate emerging 3D computer animation techniques, work on post-production special visual effects or explore innovative photographic visual effects technologies.

You will develop your specialist skills and knowledge of digital technology through the use of digital tools in our inspiring learning environments, which include a chroma-key and motion capture studio and a suite of high-quality professional music studios. These facilities combined with regular visiting speakers from the music and film industries and a range of links with local and national music, arts and festival organisations and also animation, games and visual effects companies, will ensure you get the most from your course.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Creative technology is a unique combination of technical innovation and visual creativity. Delivered by a skilled group of artists, musicians, designers and technologists, we pride ourselves on the diversity of our delivery.

We have excellent equipment and resources including a motion capture studio, a suite of high quality professional music studios and a highly experienced and skilled teaching team. This, combined with regular visiting speakers from the music and film industries and a range of links with local and national music, arts, and festival organisations, plus animation, games and visual effects companies, ensures that you get the most from your course.

Why study Creative Technology at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Regular visiting speakers from the music and film industries and a range of links with local and national music, arts, and festival organisations, plus animation, games and visual effects companies
  2. Flexible nature of this course enables you to develop a broad overview of creative technology while also specialising in an area of your choice
  3. Study within Leeds School of Arts - one of the largest university arts communities in the north, with 3000 students spread across over 40 courses
  4. In the new Leeds School of Arts building you will have access to professional, industry standard facilities, along with general teaching spaces that will foster inter-disciplinary collaboration, creative talent and knowledge sharing
  5. 90.2% of students from Leeds School of Arts courses in work or further study 15 months after graduating*

*Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020

MSc Creative Technology Dr Stephen Wilkinson Leeds Beckett University | MSc Creative Technology Dr Stephen Wilkinson

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