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About the School of Creative Arts and Technologies

Our courses, ranging from pre-degree certificate through undergraduate, master's and PhD, are perfect for students who want to develop their knowledge and practical skills to prepare them for work in the expanding creative industries sector.

Our school is comprised of four subjects:

  • Drama
  • Music
  • Cinematic arts
  • Creative technologies

Based on the Magee campus, our cutting-edge facilities include performance spaces, highly specified digital studios and Apple accredited computer labs which provide an environment for students to explore their creativity. Engagement with emerging technologies underpins all of our teaching and research.

Our staff in Creative Arts and Technologies are acknowledged as world leaders in their academic specialisms and maintain international profiles in the creative industries sector.

All of our students have opportunities to showcase their creative practice in the public domain, working with professional artists on projects and continually collaborating across artistic disciplines.

There has never been a better, more exciting time to be part of the School of Creative Arts and Technologies. Student satisfaction is high, as evidenced in the NSS, and our research is of world-leading quality, as evidenced in REF2014. Our links with key practitioners and organisations in the creative industries ensure our provision is informed by current demands and our graduates are much sought after. Come join us!