Ravensbourne University London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Ravensbourne

Creative Computing

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Course summary

Combine creative flair with a technical grounding on this immersive creative computing degree course in London. With access to state-of-the-art computing tools, you will utilise emerging technologies and learn about interactive systems, web and mobile technologies, digital art and multimedia streaming. The course’s raison d'être has been shaped by industry demands. The boundary between digital and creative roles is blurring all the time, and few graduates have the combination of skills employers are looking for. As such, our creative computing course arms students with a portfolio of artistic, design and technical skills through an exciting and flexible programme. You will explore how computing and digital technologies can enhance creativity and develop the skills and knowledge to become a creative professional within the media and arts industries. The course focuses on two distinct pathways to give you an understanding of computing and digital technologies across the spectrum. During your first year, you’ll gain a solid grounding in technology and focus on its application in creative contexts, as well as skills in designing computer applications, developing your technological creativity and investigating the process of new media development using programming languages. In years two and three, you’ll have the opportunity to either concentrate on the artistic aspects of the subject or take a more scientific approach. The course can be shaped to meet your own personal passions. This highly versatile degree prepares you for a range of careers within the computing and digital technologies sector. Are you ready to become a creative-techie hybrid?

Course details


Year 1 Modules include: Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Creative Coding Introduction to Immersive Technologies Web Design and Databases Themes for Contemporary Culture Year 2 Modules include: Computer Networks and Cyber Security Immersive Technology Concepts Digital Media Creation and Streaming Cross Departmental Elective Cross Institutional Elective Big Ideas and Philosophies Optional placement year After your second year, you are able to choose to undertake an optional work placement year in the digital technology industry. Year 3: Creative computing pathway modules include: In this pathway you will gain knowledge of skills that are very much in demand and combine creative flair with a technical grounding. These skills include interactive systems, web and mobile technologies, digital art and multimedia streaming. Research methods Creative Coding Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Final Major Project Dissertation Year 3: Immersive technology pathway modules include: Immersive technologies is an emerging field which is highly sought after in a number of sectors including retail, e-commerce, engineering, art, entertainment, gaming, story-telling, and healthcare. You will gain first-hand experience of developing immersive experiences using state of the art computing tools and technologies. Research methods Immersive Technologies and Industry 3D modelling and Animation Programming for Immersive Experience Final Major Project Dissertation

Assessment method

You will learn through a combination of practical workshops and class-based learning. You’ll be assessed through artefacts, projects and presentations which may be combined with some coursework.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students will also be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C/4 or above) or equivalent (including English) .

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each subtest.
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL IBT with 72 points overall including minimum Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
PTE Academic42PTE Academic or SELT: 42 overall with minimum 42 in each subtest.
Trinity ISEPassTrinity College London - B2 SELT ISE II. Pass Overall with Pass in each component.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

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*All fees shown are correct for 2021/22 academic year and are subject to change.

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Ravensbourne University London
Greenwich Peninsula
6 Penrose Way
SE10 0EW

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Ravensbourne Clearing Contacts

020 3040 3991

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