• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Creative Technologies MA/MSc at De Montfort University is an innovative and transformational programme that crosses traditional subject disciplines and enables students to work at the convergence of technology and creative practice.

Students may be technologists with creative dimensions, artists working with technologies, designers with programming skills or a combination of other traditional disciplines - this course will give them the vision to learn and be in tune with contemporary creative technologies. 

You will receive an exciting and innovative multi-disciplinary approach to teaching, learning and research, bringing together eScience, digital arts and design and humanities in a way that will cross traditional disciplines and boundaries, encouraging innovation and developing new modes of collaboration.

Graduate Careers

Graduates of this course are well equipped to enter a wide range of contemporary careers, including computational intelligence, virtual environments, holographic imagery, web content development, the entertainment and games industries, and careers in teaching and creative technology development. By crossing traditional discipline boundaries and developing new modes of collaboration and cooperation, our graduates are well placed to face the challenges presented by the rapidly evolving technological environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methods for Creative Practice
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Programming
  • Research in Practice
  • Immersive Technologies
  • Human Factors in Systems Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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

Applicants should normally possess a 2.1 honours degree in a creative technologies-related subject area. We take a transdisciplinary approach and welcome applications from a wide range of subject areas and all non-standard applications will be carefully considered.

There is a three-stage application process:

  • Application form.
  •  An example of their Creative Technologies-related work.
  • A personal statement explaining why the candidate believes that this course is right for them and how it relates to their work with creative technologies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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