Creative Media Technologies (L6 Top-Up) at University of Portsmouth - UCAS

Course summary

Overview On this 1-year Creative Media Technologies top-up degree, you'll enhance your Creative Multi-Media and Journalism HND by topping it up with a Bachelor's degree. You'll hone your creative and technical skills and gain the professional knowledge you need for a successful career. You'll use the same software packages that professionals use in industry, and develop the abilities you need to create quality content across all forms of media. When you complete the course, you'll be ready to take on work in areas such as TV production, animation, content marketing and web development. Location – course delivered in Chichester This course takes place at Chichester College in West Sussex. While studying at Chichester College, you can still access the University's student support services and community including study support, the Students’ Union and our library's online resources. What you'll experience On this Creative Media Technologies top-up degree course, you'll:

  • Tap into the industry experience of our creative technology experts
  • Get access to the software and packages needed for a career in creative industries, including Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere and Animate
  • Build on your existing experience in a chosen discipline, such as games, video, animation, web, mobile and AR/VR applications
  • Shape your learning to suit your career aspirations and interests
  • Collate a professional portfolio of your work
  • Work alongside real clients on projects
  • Use our well-stocked facilities, including a green screening studio, and high-technology suite with up-to-date PCs in addition to industry-standard cameras and software
Careers and opportunities What can you do with a Creative Media Technologies degree? You'll graduate with the skill and understanding to take up roles in almost every creative field, including:
  • web development
  • animation
  • video production
  • gaming
  • music production
  • TV production
  • journalism
  • digital print design
What jobs can you do with a Creative Media Technologies degree? Roles previous University of Portsmouth creative media technologies students have taken on include:
  • computer games animator
  • 3D modeller
  • web designer
  • graphics artist
  • video film-maker
  • broadcast journalist
  • games developer
  • musical technician
Many graduates have also gone on to form their own web design, event management, and video production companies or have built successful freelance careers. What you'll study Each module on this course is worth a certain number of credits. You'll study modules worth a total of 120 credits. Year 1 Core Modules
  • Communication Design – 20 credits
  • Creative Media Project – 20 credits
  • Digital Photography and Online Applications – 20 credits
  • Documentary Film-making – 20 credits
  • Future Technologies – 20 credits
  • Vocational Project Portfolio – 20 credits


Year 1 Communication Design –  20 credits Digital Photography and Online Applications – 20 credits Documentary Film-Making – 20 credits Final Year Project – 40 credits Future Technologies – 20 credits 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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Joint Audio Media Education Services

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

CLEARING INFORMATION – Our entry requirements may be different during Clearing, so please contact us on 023 9284 8000 to discuss your options. Successful completion of the 2 year HND Creative Multi-Media and Journalism at Chichester College.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
PTE Academic54An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
TOEFL (iBT)7979 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Cambridge English AdvancedCambridge English: Advanced (CAE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
Trinity ISEPassTrinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
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
International £17900 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Students who are resident in EU countries: please note that the net fee is inclusive of the Transition Scholarship Placement Year and Year abroad: UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students – £1,385 EU – £1,385 (including Transition Scholarship)| International (Non-EU) – £2,875. 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. For more information about fees, go to

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Clearing Hotline opening hours: Thursday 15th August - 08:00 - 20:00 Friday 16th August - 08:00 - 18:00 Saturday 17th August - 10:00 - 14:00 Sunday 18th August - Closed Monday 19th onwards - 09:00 - 17:00 (09:00 - 16:00 on Fridays)

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Creative Media Technologies (L6 Top-Up) at University of Portsmouth - UCAS