Creative Media

University of Worcester

12 months
13700 GBP/year
7080 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Creative Media programme of University of Worcester is open to professionals and graduates who aspire to meet the evolving demands of contemporary creative practice. You will gain strong theoretical and cultural contextual knowledge and will hone your conceptual thinking and innovation.


The Creative Media programme of University of Worcester will enhance your career prospects in the creative industries and enable you to become an effective and confident practitioner.

Key features

  • A stimulating opportunity to work alongside practitioners from a variety of disciplines
  • A broad-ranging course that expands your creative horizons
  • An impressive range of media resources and studios
  • Strong theoretical, experimental and professional practice strands
  • Tutors with strong industry experience and a proven professional track record

Where could it take you?

If you are a media practitioner, you can find employment in design, film, television or photography studios. If your field is in fine art, you could find employment in galleries, curation or public and private commissions. Many of our graduates proceed to freelance careers. Others find vocation as teachers and lecturers.

We have designed this exciting course such that you may participate in any area that represents your practice. You might be a designer, filmmaker, illustrator, painter, photographer, printmaker, animator or practicing in any other creative field. One of the distinct aspects of our programme is that you will be working and studying alongside graduates in a range of disciplines: this is an unusual, and very stimulating, inspiring factor of the course. You will benefit from contribution and support from student colleagues from diverse disciplines that will broaden your outlook and vision.

Graduates of the current programme have been successfully placed in studios specialising in design, video editing, film production and photography. Many are now pursuing freelance practice. To cite just a few achievements, the following are representative:

Specialising in printmaking, the graduate was commissioned in 2015 for the design on the ten metre high banners for the east end of Worcester Cathedral during the east window restoration: his woodcut designs won high acclaim.

The graduate presented his feature film - produced as a course assignment - at the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival in Los Angeles in 2015.

Having been previously a filmmaker, the graduate is currently extending his course research on web screen technology as part of a funded project in his native South Korea.

Based on her feature-length documentary for her dissertation, the graduate is working as a director in the film industry in her native Romania.

The graduate is now a television producer in his native India.

A specialist in journalism who took our course as a storyteller, the graduate is a creative production writer and concept developer in her native Nigeria.

The graduate has been commissioned by publishers to illustrate children's books: these include The Leopard Boy, written by Julia Johnson, and published by Frances Lincoln.

Three recent graduates of the current course are now lecturing at higher education level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Identity
  • Professional Practice
  • Creative Concept
  • Experimental Practice
  • Independent Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second-class Honours Degree in a relevant, cognate discipline
  • Professional qualifications in an appropriate area
  • Relevant professional experience
  • All applicants will be invited to attend an interview and will be asked to provide a portfolio

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7080 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time fees:
  • UK / EU, EEA: 590 GBP per 10 credits
  • NON-EU / EEA: 1,142 GBP per 15 credits


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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