|Degree:||Bachelor of Science (Honours) (BSc (Hons))|
|University website:||Multimedia Technology and Design|
In current technology, communications, computing and entertainment have converged to create completely new media possibilities and experiences. These creative industries need people who can combine digital technology skills with creative ability to meet design challenges.
Today's creative industries often depend upon individuals who can combine technical skills with the ability to meet design challenges. Fields such as mobile application design and dynamic web development are highly competitive. Virtual and Augmented Reality are becoming more ubiquitous. To succeed, you need a good understanding of the underlying digital technologies as well as the necessary design skills.
Teaching in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts has been rated as excellent. The programme is taught by a team of experts and industry professionals in the areas of web design and development, photography, mobile application development, 3D animation, games development, virtual and augmented reality. Most modules consist of a mixture of lectures, seminars, workshops and computer sessions and most are continuously assessed.
Applicants for September 2020 entry can apply for a scholarship of a £2,000 one-off payment. For more information and to apply, see DA VINCI Academic scholarship.
In the following years, you develop in-depth knowledge in producing dynamic interactive web and mobile apps.
You also complete a final-year project based on your own interests. This could be an interactive web application, 3D animation or a short film, often produced in association with an industrial partner.
You can take this course with a year in industry, which can improve your skills and your employment prospects. For details, see Multimedia Technology and Design with a Year in Industry.
You have access to industry standard equipment, such as
Kent School of Engineering and Digital Arts is undergoing a £3 million redevelopment and modernisation which is due for completion in July 2020. You gain state-of-the-art engineering and design facilities which include
There are a number of student-led societies at Kent which you may want to join. These include:
We have close links with those working in the creative industries and have worked with industry practitioners including: