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Computing and Creative Technologies

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Practical, industry-focused courses equipping you with the latest technical IT and creative practice

Undergraduate courses Undergraduate courses

Business Information Systems

BSc (Hons) Accredited

An integrated course covering all aspects of information systems development, with an added focus on its business application

Computer Animation

BSc (Hons)

A course specialising in 2D and 3D creative animations, combining the artistic and technological aspects of animation with an insight into its progression over the years

Computer Animation with Business Communication

BSc (Hons) Subject to approval

A course specialising in 2D and 3D creative animations, combining the artistic and technological aspects of animation with an insight into its progression over the years

Computer Games Enterprise

BSc (Hons)

Combining elements of games technology and enterprise, this course specifically focuses on the business side of the games industry

Computer Games Technology

BSc (Hons)

Informed through close links with the games industry, this course focuses specifically on the industry standard skills required by today’s games developers

Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

This course offers an in-depth insight into computer-based systems and networks, offering specialisation in the more technical aspects of computer systems design

Computing

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), this course allows you to develop a broad understanding of computing before specialising in an area of personal interest

Computing and Digital Sound

BSc (Hons)

A unique course with a strong practical and creative basis, covering a range of computing topics and providing specialisation in digital sound production

Digital Media

BSc (Hons)

A creative course using web and mobile platforms to analyse, design and develop a range of digital media applications integrating the latest digital technologies

Forensic Computing

BSc (Hons)

Develop a fundamental knowledge for the computing profession with specialist topics in digital forensics and information security

Mobile Media Applications

BSc (Hons)

Final year ‘top-up’ course suitable for those who have previously studied computer-based subjects and want to explore their practical skills further by developing web based, native and hybrid mobile phone applications

Music and Sound Technology

BSc (Hons)

Explore sound, music and visual imagery in relation to music composition and production for a range of roles within the creative industries

Software Engineering

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A course providing the opportunity to engage with complex software technology and learn how high-quality software is engineered

Web Technologies

BSc (Hons)

A course providing strong technical skills, with sound foundations in web application programming development for roles within the IT industry and beyond

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Postgraduate courses Postgraduate courses

Computer and Information Security

MSc

Practical and professionally-focused, this course fulfils the increasingly challenging requirements for current computer and IT security

Computer Animation

MSc

An innovative course designed to meet the growing demand for computer animation specialists who can produce creative animation products

Computer Games Technology

MSc

A specialised course providing advanced technological skills for the design and development of high quality game products

Digital Media

MSc

A technically-focused course providing training in the digital techniques and tools required for roles in the creative industries

Forensic Information Technology

MSc

A specialised course exploring the world of cybercrime and building technical and legal knowledge in computer forensics and IT security

Information Systems

MSc

A practical course developing professional information systems, computer and technology skills to become qualified information systems specialists

Mobile Media Applications

MSc Subject to approval

The combination of different academic subjects such as human computer interaction, usability, functionality, design, implementation alongside practical aspects such as enterprise, animation, multimedia and programming for various mobile platforms justifies the need to study this Masters course in mobile media applications

Music Technology

MSc

A creative and technical course to develop ‘creative computing’ skills in the field of digital music and sound, with an emphasis on practice focused project work

Software Engineering

MSc Accredited

An accredited and industry-focused course producing skilled professionals in advanced software development for today’s modern businesses

Technology Management

MSc Accredited

This accredited course has both technical and managerial elements, with an emphasis on technological innovation and its management

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Flexible and Professional Flexible and Professional

Business Information Systems (DL)

BSc (Hons)

A distance learning course covering all aspects of information systems development, with an added focus on its business application

Computing and Information Systems (DL)

BSc (Hons)

A distance learning, ‘top-up’ course allowing you to build upon your knowledge of the field of computing to embark on your career as a competent IT practitioner

Partnership Degree Programme

BA/BSc Accredited

A flexible, work-based course which allows professionals to tailor the programme’s taught content to suit their individual learning requirements and professional development needs

Partnership Masters Programme

MA/MSc Accredited

A course for working professionals to step up the career ladder by tailoring the programme’s taught content to achieve their desired professional development targets and those of their employer

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Creative Professional Practice

MA/MSc

Develop advanced skills in your specific creative field through a course which can be moulded to your professional development requirements

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Postgraduate Research

The University of Portsmouth School of Computing has a thriving and active research culture, pushing the boundaries of computing and the application of computer systems. The department's research strength spans the theoretical and practical spectrum, covering off areas such as artificial intelligence, healthcare modelling and informatics, parallel and distributed systems and systems and information systems.

We welcome PhD research applications from anyone who has an interest in any of the areas above. Please contact us by email to discuss your research ideas and research proposals.

Graduate School

The University of Portsmouth Graduate School is a dedicated centre for all postgraduate research students and supervisors. It supports, administers and coordinates training for the MPhil, PhD, and Professional Doctorate programmes. We have a dynamic population of over 600 research students, including many international students, who form an essential and valued part of the of the University’s research culture.

The Graduate School is here to guide you through the necessary steps to becoming a postgraduate research student. A good starting point is to look at the different research degree options we offer and then to consider the research degree areas we can supervise.

If you have any questions about studying for a research degree at the University of Portsmouth, please complete our enquiry form and read more about how to apply.

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