MSc Advanced Computing - Creative TechnologyFind a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering|
|Programme length||One year full-time|
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Open to international students||Yes|
|Start date||September 2017|
Games consoles and mobile devices are now ubiquitous, and computer graphics production has developed so rapidly that the best visual effects are those that you don't realise are there.
The Creative Technology programme is designed to introduce you to the rapidly emerging areas of computer science where technology impacts the creative design process. With a focus on the production of industry-relevant content, the programme introduces the theory behind animation and special effects production, interaction design and robotics. You will explore a wide range of topics, experience the entire creative design process and develop key skills in independent research.
Fees for 2017/18
Fees quoted are per annum and subject to annual increase.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2017/18
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
You will study taught units between September and mid-June. After completing the taught units, you will work on a project between mid-June and late September.
- Animation production
- Character and set design
- Computer graphics
- Image processing and computer vision
- Research skills
- Server software
- Web technologies
You will also be able to choose from a variety of optional units.
You must complete a project that consists of researching, planning and implementing a major piece of work. The project must contain a significant scientific or technical component and will usually involve software development. It is usually submitted in September.
An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in a computer science or related discipline. Good knowledge of programming is essential.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
|Application method||Online application form|
|English language requirements||
Further information about English language requirements
|Admissions statement||Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.|
This programme is designed to give you a significant advantage in the fast-paced world of emerging creative technologies industries. The programme will also give you the knowledge and experience to continue studying for a PhD, or to enter a career in research. With strong links to industry through the faculty’s academic staff and the University's Careers Service, we are well placed to support you in your career aspirations in industry or furthering your academic career.
18 August 2017. Early application recommended; places may fill before our deadline.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the deadline for UK and EU applicants is 5 May 2017.
In the interests of selecting a balanced international student cohort, the Faculty of Engineering will continue to welcome applications from international students that fulfil our admissions criteria.
Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.
REF 2014 results
- 31% of research is world-leading (4 star)
- 56% of research is internationally excellent (3 star)
- 12% of research is recognised internationally (2 star)
- 1% of research is recognised nationally (1 star)
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.
Get in touch
For questions regarding study and admission contact our Enquiries Team Phone: +44 (0) 117 394 1649 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org