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Creative Technologies (Distance Learning)

University of Portsmouth

72 months
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About

As a postgraduate researcher, you'll access the latest equipment and techniques in our studios and labs to drive technological advances in areas such as animation, visual effects (VFX), cross reality (XR), User Experience (UX), computer and video games, visual computing, and music technology.

Overview

If you're ready to take your expertise in Digital and Creative Technologies into a postgraduate research degree, Portsmouth is the perfect place to realise your ambitions.

Our previous postgraduate candidates have worked on projects including developing award-winning CGI films, creating ultra-realistic and immersive entertainment using virtual and augmented reality, developing ways to use digital technology to protect heritage sites, and improving the monitoring of Parkinson's disease and facial palsy – and you could work on similar projects.

What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?

Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.

Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity. Students may also develop subject specific skills in areas such as games development, computer graphics imagery (CGI), human computer interaction analysis, virtual reality (VR) development or music and sound production.

After researching with us, our successful postgraduate research candidates have gone on to impressive positions in a variety of fields – from academic careers in the UK, Europe, USA and South East Asia, to roles within independent games development, software development, graphics hardware development, and research management.

Programme Structure

Current research areas include;

Digital user experience

We're exploring the changing relationship between users and technology to develop new and better experiences for users.

Animation and CGI

We're creating ground-breaking, award-winning CGI films, and investigating how film production can be used in education.

Cross reality applications

We're exploring how virtual reality (VR) can improve patient's physical and psychological rehabilitation, and developing VR simulations for a range healthcare applications.

Digital heritage

We're investigating the impact and application of digital technology in the cultural and heritage sectors to improve visitor experiences and conserve cultural and historical sites.

For further information please see; https://www.port.ac.uk/study/courses/pgr-digital-and-creative-technologies

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 72 months

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October 2021

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Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum of a second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants are subject to interview.

Tuition Fee

For further fee information please see:  https://www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding-your-research-degree

Funding

For further information please see; https://www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding-your-research-degree/phd-studentships-for-uk-and-eu-students

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