12 months
15750 GBP/year
8550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Creative Technology programme of the University of Salford allows you to explore a subject-specific practice in the expanding creative industry and its wider confines. You will consider the role of technology in society, whilst developing projects that look to explore the relevance, importance and future of this industry through analysis, experimentation and implementation of creative ideas.

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In a Nutshell

Throughout the Creative Technology programme of the University of Salford , you will be encouraged to undertake independent contextual and theoretical research that will improve your capacity for independent enquiry, creativity and professional practice. The course places an emphasis on problem setting rather than problem solving, through the development of self-initiated projects and briefs.

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in live projects as we work closely with key cultural organisations within the North West.

You will:
  • Develop your creative thinking skills through practical and theoretical discourse.
  • Engage in the development of a high level, skills-based practice.
  • Capitalise on professional opportunities such as placements and freelance projects with key organisations.


Innovative thinkers that a are able to embed and apply new design-related ideas within the latest technological developments are highly regarded within the industry, particularly when educated at Master’s level. As a result, completing this course will open up a range of career paths to you.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Research Methods
  • Exploring Theory and Practice
  • Real World Context
  • Definitive Practice
  • Applied Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree.
  • International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5, with no element below 5.5, is proof of this.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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