Creative Technologies, M.A. | University of Portsmouth | Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Upgrade your creative and artistic practice with our tailored Creative Technologies Master’s degree from University of Portsmouth, specialising in Animation, Extended Reality, Games Development, or Music Technology.

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Upgrade your creative and artistic practice with our tailored Creative Technologies Master’s degree, specialising in Animation, Extended Reality, Games Development, or Music Technology.

You’ll dive deep into your chosen inspiration, story, or idea through a course-long creative project supervised by academics and industry professionals. Your learning and professional development will be in your hands. 

Use content from related courses to author captivating content. As a further boost, you’ll have access to our futuristic facilities—including the UK’s first Centre for Creative and Immersive Extended Reality (CCIXR), featuring pioneering mixed reality technologies.

This Creative Technologies Master’s course will prepare you to lead the growth of sectors relying on the technologies of the future.

Course highlights

  • Hone your expertise by specialising in animation, extended reality, games development or music technology
  • Produce outstanding content with our ultramodern facilities – including the Centre for Creative and Immersive Extended Reality
  • Earn Wwise and Protools certifications [Music Technology pathway only]
  • Attend guest speaker events to gain knowledge from industry and academia experts
  • Network with other students on other courses to complement your learning of creative technology in industry

Careers and opportunities

Many sectors beyond the creative industries are leveraging creative technologies to advance and better people's daily lives. For instance, artificial intelligence (AI) can resolve tasks that are complex or difficult for humans, while immersive media is redefining how we consume content – ranging from humanitarian stories to workplace training (McKinsey, 2018).

The wide application of creative technologies means that you'll graduate with advanced expertise for senior roles in many industries. Your specialist knowledge and professional practice will also grow.

Programme Structure


Creative Context and Practice - 30 credits

Professional, Academic and Research Development - 30 credits

Project Design and Development - 60 credits

Project Evaluation and Resolution - 60 credits

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Academic requirements

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

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General requirements

An upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process.

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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
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