Creative Arts and
Digital Media

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Manchester is renowned for its creativity and this is your chance to be a part of it.

Benefitting from our industry-experienced tutors who are experts in their field, you can follow your passion for art, design, fashion or photography in an environment that puts innovation at its forefront. Our high-spec equipment, recording and editing suites, studios and printing facilities means you are learning in an environment that matches what you’d expect to see in workplace, giving you the best possible chance top prepare for your future career. 

Guest speakers and creative industry practitioners will challenge your creativity, encouraging you to experiment and develop your skills in conceptual thinking, critical analysis and problem solving. You’ll experience authentic deadlines and improve your commercial awareness on real-life projects and, when you graduate, you’ll have the employability skills you need to hit the ground running in this fast-moving industry.

Why study the creative arts and digital media? 

Creative arts courses have plenty of practical learning components where students develop problem-solving abilities, think critically, communicate with others, work in a team, alongside many other skills that are necessary in the creative industries. These practical aspects the courses allow you to get hands on experience in art and design, fashion, game design and graphic design and branding. 

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3D Game Art and
Visual Effects

Got a passion for video games and want to be part of game design, or the CGI movie industry? The course covers the core skills and processes required to be considered a practitioner of Game Art and Design and/or Visual Effects, with a primary focus on the ‘3D’ skills required across the fields.

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