Course overview

  • Starts: Sep 2024
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Mode: Full time
  • UCAS code: I150
  • Fees: UK: £9,250 / INT: £17,000

Ideal for...digitally-savvy creatives who wish to develop a 360-degree skillset in computing and digital technologies

Creativity meets technical expertise.

The BSc (Hons) Creative Computing degree is a flexible, innovative course that will enable you to explore how computing and digital technologies can enhance creativity. This unique course will give you both the creative and technical skills required to succeed in industry.

Why study this course?

  1. Combine creative flair with a technical grounding

  2. Utilise emerging technologies and learn about interactive systems, web and mobile technologies, digital art, and multimedia streaming

  3. Discover a diverse array of interactive and digital systems

  4. Gain first-hand experience of immersive technologies

  5. Gain a solid grounding in technology and focus on its application in creative contexts

  6. In years two and three, you’ll have the opportunity to either concentrate on the artistic aspects of the subject or take a more scientific approach.

Because techies and creatives aren’t mutually exclusive

Combine creative flair with a technical grounding on this immersive creative computing degree course in London. With access to state-of-the-art computing tools, you will utilise emerging technologies and learn about interactive systems, web and mobile technologies, digital art and multimedia streaming.

The course’s raison d'être has been shaped by industry demands. The boundary between digital and creative roles is blurring all the time, and few graduates have the combination of skills employers are looking for. As such, our creative computing course arms students with a portfolio of artistic, design and technical skills through an exciting and flexible programme.

You will explore how computing and digital technologies can enhance creativity and develop the skills and knowledge to become a creative professional within the media and arts industries. The course focuses on two distinct pathways to give you an understanding of computing and digital technologies across the spectrum. 

During your first year, you’ll gain a solid grounding in technology and focus on its application in creative contexts, as well as skills in designing computer applications, developing your technological creativity and investigating the process of new media development using programming languages.

In years two and three, you’ll have the opportunity to either concentrate on the artistic aspects of the subject or take a more scientific approach. The course can be shaped to meet your own personal passions. 

This highly versatile degree prepares you for a range of careers within the computing and digital technologies sector. Are you ready to become a creative-techie hybrid?


Key study topics

  • Web development
  • Coding
  • Machine learning 
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Mobile application development
  • Database management and programming.

The specifics

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Our facilities are open to every student

Our facilities are open to every student

One of the best things about our facilities is that they are open to all students no matter what course they are studying.

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iMac suite at Ravensbourne

iMac suite at Ravensbourne University - ideal for design students and computing students.

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Materials library

The Ravensbourne materials library is curated by Material ConneXion, a business that introduces brands to the latest material innovations.

The materials scientists at Material ConneXion select innovative materials relevant to the courses at Ravensbourne and that reflect current trends in design and manufacturing.

Samples of these materials are then added to the library so students and staff can browse the physical collection for inspiration, material ideas and applications.

The library hosts 1,500 material samples and an interactive table for further research and access to the Material ConneXion database.

External visitor information

If you wish to come and see the materials library and have a short tour, please contact us to organise.

The materials library can be used by external students registered with the SCONUL access scheme.

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Library at Ravensbourne

The Ravensbourne University library has a large collection of print, online and multimedia resources available for staff and students to use.

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Kit Store at Ravensbourne

As a digital student, you'll need access to equipment relevant to your course that will support your learning.

The Kit Store provides a wide range of equipment that students can borrow to complete their projects. Staff can also borrow equipment to deliver their practical sessions. 

It houses a wide range of equipment from industry standard manufacturers, including cameras, audio, lighting, and more.

Staff at the Kit Store are trained in various relevant departments and are available to give advice on all the equipment within the store, to help you realise your project.

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