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Creative Media Technology
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Produce great designs, websites, mobile apps, audio-visual media and animations while learning to work as part of a dynamic production team.

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    Headingley Campus

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Working in our small production teams and on industry-approved briefs and with local companies will improve your employability.
Entry Requirements
120 points required
UCAS Tariff Points: 120 points required. (Minimum 80 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies).
If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
Additional Requirements: GCSEs: GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs. Access to HE Diploma: Pass overall with a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points. Scottish Awards: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade B at Higher Level. Irish Leaving Certificate: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2 Level 6 Entry Applicants should have a HND, Foundation degree or equivalent award in the cognate subjects of Multimedia or Creative Media Technologies. Selection Criteria: We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
International Baccalaureate: 26 Points
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

UCAS Tariff Points:120 points required. (Minimum 80 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies).
If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
Additional Requirements: GCSEs: GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs. Access to HE Diploma: Pass overall with a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points. Scottish Awards: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade B at Higher Level. Irish Leaving Certificate: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2 Level 6 Entry Applicants should have a HND, Foundation degree or equivalent award in the cognate subjects of Multimedia or Creative Media Technologies. Selection Criteria: We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
International Baccalaureate: 26 Points
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


More questions?
No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.

Careers

  • Laura Whitaker

Careers

Laura Whitaker
, Dynamic Business Services Ltd

BSc (Hons) 3D Computer Animation & Visual Effect

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“My course leaders had great connections. After being talent-spotted at an end-of-year showcase event at the university, I'm now employed as a 3D specialist and trainer.

MODULES & LEARNING

Introduction to composition, typography and graphical representation.

An insight into authoring websites, interactive applications and animated ads.

Introduction to the core concepts and techniques of contemporary video production.

Enhance your core skills in 3D Modelling, Texturing, Animation, Lighting and Rendering.

An opportunity to undertake a substantial media project and develop specific talents.

Develop an understanding of the working practices of the industry.

Focus on the creation of successful websites for multiple devices.

Extend your creative understanding of communicating conceptual ideas visually.

Practical experience of producing professional creative media content.

Integrating visual design, animation, sound, video and gameplay.

Further develop your 3D skills with a particular focus on animation.

Another opportunity to undertake a substantial project and develop your talent.

We will promote the importance of research and development as a vital part of planning to undertake a major creative project.

Develop your portfolio to impress employers after you graduate.

Take a more technical approach to web site construction, learning how to create a development environment and how to integrate websites with CMS.

Learn scriptwriting skills for broadcast, acquiring the ability to provide effective written content for online media.

Learn about writing, capturing and post-producing short films.

Create and animate visual content in a technically advanced and aesthetically appealing manner.

The key principles and tools for creating high quality 3D assets suitable for a range of applications such as marketing, portfolios, game engines, visualisations.

The key principles and tools for designing and prototyping mobile games.

Learn how to create products using a design thinking approach, putting the needs and preferences of end users at the centre of the process.

Our course has been developed with local and national employers in the creative industries. You will benefit from the hands-on experience of staff who actively pursue research in this area, many of whom divide their time between academic work and commercial sector activities. You will have access to professional, industry standard facilities - our hardware and software systems are updated each year ensuring you use the same software as you will find in industry.

Throughout the course, you will get used to presenting your work in front of a panel of tutors and industry professionals. Your final year project is displayed at a unique tradeshow event where you can make contact with future employers. Our previous students have found work with Disney Interactive Studios, Sky TV and many digital agencies.
  • Dr Marc Fabri
    Dr Marc Fabri Dr Marc Fabri
    Senior Lecturer

    Our creative technologies courses have very close links with industry. Our students often work on real briefs, get mentored by professionals, compete in industry competitions and take part in commercial projects. It's the perfect preparation for a creative and fulfilling career.

    Marc is passionate about using technology to improve people's quality of life and society as a whole. His interests focus on user experience, human-computer interaction and user participation in the digital design process.
  • BSc (Hons) Creative Media Technologies - Stephanie Martin, Student

  • BSc (Hons) Creative Media Technology - Marc Fabri, Senior Lecturer

FEES & FUNDING
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £9250. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.
See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.

Educational visits - The cost for these trips covers travel, accommodation and subsistence. The price varies year by year and attendance is optional.

Study materials - We provide core materials during your studies and you may choose to purchase additional materials. This is not compulsory and will depend upon the projects you undertake.
The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2017/18 is £10500. The amount you will pay is fixed at this level for each year of your course.
See further information on fees and finance on our Financing Your Studies webpage.

Educational visits - The cost for these trips covers travel, accommodation and subsistence. The price varies year by year and attendance is optional.

Study materials - We provide core materials during your studies and you may choose to purchase additional materials. This is not compulsory and will depend upon the projects you undertake.

Facilities

  • Animation and Games Studios
    Animation and Games Studios

    Our cutting edge animation and games studios are home to industry standard facilities including motion capture, blue screen studios and the latest software and hardware.

  • Library and online resources
    Library and online resources

    Our Library is open 24/7, every day of the year. However you like to work, we have got you covered with group and silent study areas, extensive e-learning resources and PC suites.

  • Headingley Campus
    Headingley Campus

    Our historic Headingley Campus is set in 100 acres of parkland with easy access to Leeds city centre.

  • Gym and Sports Facilities
    Gym and Sports Facilities

    Keeping fit is easy at Leeds Beckett - our fitness suites are easy to get to, kitted out with all the latest technology and available to all sports members.

Headingley Campus

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An amazing place to spend your days

Home to our first-rate sporting facilities – Headingley Campus has a rich and diverse history having played to visitors such as Winston Churchill and Oscar Wilde. Set in 100 acres of parkland, with easy access to Leeds city centre, many of our buildings look out onto our grassy acre – a perfect place for hanging out, playing games and catching up with friends on long summer days. Headingley Campus has modern sport science laboratories, animation and music studios and the latest computing labs, as well as one of our libraries, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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