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Creative Computing

University of the Arts London (UAL)

15 months
Duration
23610 GBP/year
11550 GBP/year
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About

The Creative Computing programme from University of the Arts London (UAL) is an exciting mix of advanced computing and creative practice set in the context of a world-renowned creative university. This course is available to study in-person and online modes.

Overview

Explore creative computing and build your expertise in evolving areas such as advanced visualisation, physical computing and machine intelligence. Explore the advanced skills of coding such as Python, JavaScript and processing, and gain experience with development frameworks such as Open Frameworks and Unity.

This Creative Computing programme from University of the Arts London (UAL) explicitly explores computational thinking and this will enable you to engage with the cultural agency of computational technology.

The integration of computing and creative practice in MSc Creative Computing will help you gain the specialist skills required to build a successful career in creative practice, the creative industries or within the digital technology sector more broadly.

Great reasons to apply:

  • Learn the skills sought after in industry: Creative Developers are sought after in industry with their ability to both translate creative direction into code and deliver creative direction themselves. As a graduate from this course, you will be able to develop for the dominant frameworks that underpin much of the creative digital industries and lead creative work with technology.
  • Interdisciplinary teaching: you’ll be exposed to different modes of learning and develop a strong technical fluency with computational technologies with discovery-based learning rooted in creative practice.
  • High-quality research informed teaching: the course is significantly informed by the research themes of the newly established UAL Creative Computing Institute (CCI). The CCI’s research themes of Creativity, Machine Learning and AI; Human Computer Interaction; Platforms, Big Data and Digital Citizenship are imbedded in units throughout the course.
  • Critical engagement with technology: through critical studies and creative practice the course will provide you with opportunities to question the trajectory of technology development and understand the role of technology in producing the future.
  • UAL Creative Computing Institute (CCI): this newly established UAL is located within the new building at Camberwell. You will have access to purpose built facilities and technical support, and exposure to creative computing research.

Career paths

Graduates will be well paced to work in the following roles:

  • Creative Technologist
  • Creative Developer
  • Web Developer
  • UX Developer
  • iOS App Developer
  • Software Developer
  • IoT / Smart Products Developer
  • Front – End Developer

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Coding One: Advanced Creative Coding 
  • Critical Studies: Computational Thinking and Creative Practice 
  • Creative Making: Advanced Physical Computing 
  • Coding Two: Advanced Frameworks 
  • Creative Making: Advanced Visualisation and Computational Environments 
  • Coding Three: Exploring Machine Intelligence

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The deadline has passed. However, this course will remain open until places have been filled. We recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant subject such as:

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Computing
  • Joint Computer Science / Arts, Humanities programme

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23610 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23610 GBP per year during 15 months.
  • National

    11550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 GBP per year during 15 months.

Online tuition:

  • Home fee: £9,240
  • International fee: £18,890

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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