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Creative Computing (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
Typical Offer
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3 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

Design and build innovative digital experiences that bring art, science, and technology together on our creative computing degree. You'll get the experience you need to succeed in creative digital industries, using sculpture and fabrication, textiles, and 3D printing. 

Build your strengths and skills in team production and design systems thinking. You'll use industry-standard technology and philosophical and ethical approaches throughout this creative computing course. Creating digital projects that relate to culture, society, and the environment.

You'll research the aesthetic, sustainable, and political aspects of computer media formats including:

  • networks
  • social media
  • digital games
  • open source and activist initiatives

As a creative computing student, you'll benefit from:

  • virtual reality, augmented reality, robot design and programming systems
  • access to fabrication and construction equipment
  • working directly with the research labs focusing on social and collaborative computing 
  • guest speakers and taking part in industry events and projects across the whole School of Art
  • chances to showcase your work both in the UK and internationally
  • optional study trips abroad and in the UK, to visit museums, galleries, and industry events

Year in industry 

You'll have the option to apply to spend an extra year working in industry to develop your workplace experience. The year in employment offers you the chance to complete a work placement between part 2 and part 3 of your degree. If you pass, you will graduate with 'Year in Employment' on your degree certificate.

Year abroad

You'll have the option to spend an extra year studying abroad, where you will be able to choose to join a programme with one of our partner universities worldwide between Parts 2 and 3. This provides you with an opportunity to enrich your academic learning by experiencing a different academic environment in a vibrant cultural context.  If you Pass, you will graduate with 'a Year Abroad' on your degree certificate.

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. Any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when, and how we might make changes.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).

Course location

This course is based at Winchester.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.