Creative Technologies at University of Portsmouth - UCAS

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Course summary

Overview 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. Eligibility This course accepts UK, EU, and international students. 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


All modules are core:

  • 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)
Visit our course page for full module details. Changes to course content We use the best and most current research and professional practice alongside feedback from our students to make sure course content is relevant to your future career or further studies. Therefore, course content is revised and regularly reviewed. This may result in changes being made in order to reflect developments in research, learning from practice and changes in policy at both national and local levels.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through written portfolios and practical projects. You'll be able to test your ideas and techniques informally before doing assessments that count towards your final mark. Feedback is available on all practice and formal assessments so that you can improve in the future. You'll receive detailed written feedback on summative assignments, while formative feedback may be written or verbal. You'll be paired with a project supervisor who provides ongoing feedback.

Entry requirements

A 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.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
PTE Academic61An overall score of 61 with a minimum of 54 in each skill.
TOEFL (iBT)9191 with a minimum of 20 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 21 in Speaking and 20 in Writing
Cambridge English AdvancedCambridge English: Advanced (CAE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 176 with no component score less than 169.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 176 with no component score less than 169.
Trinity ISETrinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5930 Year 1
England £5930 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5930 Year 1
Scotland £5930 Year 1
Wales £5930 Year 1
Channel Islands £5930 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £5930 Year 1
International £11930 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students who are resident in EU countries: please note that the net fee is inclusive of the Transition Scholarship. Fees are accurate at the time of publishing and are subject to change at any time without notice. Fees may also go up in later years, in line with inflation.
Creative Technologies at University of Portsmouth - UCAS