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Creative Computing (Web Technologies) at Bath Spa University helps you re-image the web as a canvas for connected creativity. The course responds to a pressing need in industry for well-rounded, imaginative individuals with a flair for web creativity. You’ll apply key programming, experience design and web development skills in creative contexts, and contribute to exciting projects with emerging tech companies and freelance developers. Graduating with a stunning portfolio of creative work, you’ll be set up to excel in industry as in-demand fusion of critical thinker and technical expert.
- Gain fundamental computing and experience design skills in a practice-led, collaborative environment.
- Explore the tools and production principles of web development.
- Become well-versed in web design and development, with a critical, practice-led understanding of emerging web concepts and tools.
- Hold a unique blend of technical proficiency and creative maturity.
- Network and collaborate. Work with like-minded students, software development specialists and creative partners.
Year One is about mastering the basics. You’ll attend core workshops that cover procedural programming and web development, as well as undertake modules on creative problem solving, experience design, digital storytelling and coding for the visual arts. Learning here is designed to reveal personal interests, and broaden your understanding of how creativity and computing combine. Year Two extends your knowledge of programming to include object-oriented approaches, and provides an opportunity to experiment creatively with new-to-market interface devices. Web Technologies pathway modules teach the principles of responsive web design and smartphone app development, and expose a range of tools and creative strategies that underpin compelling online experiences. Finally in Year Three you’ll consolidate your knowledge of programming and experience design to create web apps, before exploring cutting edge concepts in the field of web creativity. You’ll also spend time developing a significant digital artefact and participating in an industry-focused creative incubator, before showcasing your work publicly to peers and prospective employers. Please refer to our website for more information.
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How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits||Typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, including 30 at merit or higher).|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants. IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|