Creative & Digital Industries

Welcome to the Department for Creative & Digital Industries

There has never been a more exciting time to join our Department and continue your journey towards professional success in the creative and digital industries. The creative and digital industries represent one of the strongest growth areas of the UK economy.

At the heart of these industries lies innovation, flexibility of approach, entrepreneurship and the potential to communicate with global audiences. Our Department currently focuses on these key areas: Computer Games Design & Development; Esports; Game Art; Media Production; Specialist Make-up Design & Prosthetics, Modelmaking & Digital Design and Sports Media. Each of these subjects sits at the heart of the contemporary creative industries and they relate to the broader areas of film, TV, music, social media, creative performance, emergent technologies, marketing and communications.

As a student, you will have exciting opportunities to develop your creative and professional skills. You will be taught in a supportive environment, assessed on coursework and practical assessments. We will positively encourage your individual development, equipping you to be a responsive and flexible practitioner, who on completion of your chosen degree will be industry ready.

Dan Cranney & Ruth Mitchell, Subject Area Leads

Department Lead
Daniel Cranney
Subject Area Lead (Digital Industries) and Programme Lead for FdA Media Production
Ruth Mitchell
Subject Area Lead (Creative Industries) and Programme Lead/Lecturer for Specialist Make-up & Prosthetics