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Creative Technologies, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) ,
The Creative Technologies course from Nottingham Trent University is an opportunity to design your own project, exploring the boundaries of creative technologies and researching into the technological and scientific capabilities of both hardware and software.

About

Why study this Creative Technologies course from Nottingham Trent University?

  • Study at our brand-new, multi-million pound campus, right in the heart of Nottingham. Our postgraduate students benefit from bespoke study space and an access all areas swipe pass. You’ll be the first to use many of our facilities as we open our new campus developments, including our Digital Media Hub and Contemporary Music Hub, in the autumn.
  • Benefit from small study groups with a dedicated postgraduate academic team. Your course leader will work closely with you to help develop your unique personal project, supported by a framework of taught content to extend your knowledge and understanding of creative technologies research. Significant support is in place to support students returning to higher education after a significant break, or pursuing study for the first time.
  • Graduate with a degree that reflects your career aspirations and personal specialism: an MA (Master of Arts) or MSc (Master of Science). Although the course is taught, the elements of personalisation will enable you to have significant input into your course content. You’ll graduate with the skills, knowledge and experience relevant to your personal career.
  • Benefit from Confetti's partnership with Nottingham Trent University. You'll have full student access to NTU facilities including the modern Boots Library at the City Campus, as well as membership to the Students' Union. You’ll also have access to The Hive, NTU’s Centre for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, supporting students wishing to start their own businesses.
  • Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies belongs to the Confetti Media Group, a group of five creative industry companies including a film and post-production agency, a TV station, an artist management agency, a creative working space provider, and a furniture design and manufacturer. You’ll be learning in a creative and professional environment, with the opportunity to immerse yourself within the businesses of Nottingham’s Creative Quarter, cultivating networking and collaborative opportunities.
  • Take part in Confetti’s Industry Week, a series of over 70 workshops, lectures and masterclasses featuring some of the biggest names in the global creative industries, including representatives from PlayStation, Radio 1, Sky, Rockstar Games, Glastonbury Festival, Deepsilver Dambusters and Sumo Digital.

Careers and employability

Potential job roles could include:

  • 3D Animation Programmer
  • Visual Effects Producer
  • Audio Visual System Designer
  • Software engineer
  • VR simulations developer
  • Games developer
  • Application designer or developer
  • Digital platforms engineer
  • Social and locative media engineer
  • Camera assistant
  • Edit Assistant
  • Lighting assistant
  • Colourist
  • Researcher
  • Production assistant
  • Post house technical support
  • Rental house support
  • Camera / Lighting technician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Technology Research
  • Creative Technology Production

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    76

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or an appropriate equivalent, i.e. a professional qualification, from a recognised British or overseas institution, in a related subject. Related subjects include (but are not limited to), music technology, film production, TV production technology, music performance, games production, games art, VFX technology production and, live and technical events.
  • Mature students with at least 3 years industry experience are also welcome to apply.
  • Applicants who do not fully satisfy the general criteria will be considered if they are able to demonstrate that they are capable of successfully undertaking and completing the programme at the required standard. 

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    4750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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