Creative technologies

At creative technologies we bring together the creative arts, design, digital media, computing, engineering and entrepreneurship in one project-based learning environment.

We’re a hub for emerging technologies, a cutting-edge research institute and also a creative industries network. When you study here, you’ll see how collaboration truly helps to create ideas that shape our world.

Undergraduate study in creative technologies will give you a solid grounding in your chosen area.

Bachelor's degree

Postgraduate study in creative technologies will build on your knowledge and expertise in your area of interest.

A short course will develop your skills and knowledge in an area of personal or professional interest.

Our Textile and Design Lab offers a range of short courses:

  • Introduction to textiles
  • International textile development and sourcing workshop
  • Knitwear design
  • Photoshop basics for textile design
  • Digital textile design: repeating patterns
  • E-textile and soft circuit design workshop
  • Felting workshop

Textile and Design Lab website

Research in creative technologies

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across creative technologies.

More about our research

Our facilities

You’ll get plenty of chances to research and develop designs and techniques in our state-of-the-art labs network. Each of our labs has specialist technologies – and experts to help you use them.

Facilities

Women in technology

If you’re a woman studying or interested in technology, you can find support, encouragement and fun in a number of groups – check out how you can help each other to succeed in your fields.

Women in technology

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