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06 Mar 2010

Institute of Creative Technologies: applications now open for 2010 intake

IOCT Masters Student Showcase 2009
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MA/MSc Creative Technologies
Institute of Creative Technologies


The programme commences in Autumn 2010 and is available as either a full time one year or part time two year course. For information about the Institute of Creative Technologies, see

Lisa McNicoll
00 44 116 255 1551 extn 6864
00 44 116 207 8505

De Montfort University
The Gateway
Leicester, LE1 9BH
United Kingdom

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Are you… a technologist with a creative dimension? an artist working with technologies? a designer with programming skills?

The Masters in Creative Technologies crosses traditional disciplines and boundaries and is designed to allow you to develop and strengthen your creative technologies research and practice. At the convergence of the e-sciences, arts and humanities subjects, the course supports a range of contemporary careers including computational intelligence, holographic imagery, web content development, the arts, entertainment and games industries, and careers in teaching and creative technologies development.

You should be interested in developing multidisciplinary knowledge and skills in the production of digital media and products. The MA/MSc Creative Technologies welcomes people from a wide range of backgrounds.

Delivered by the Institute of Creative Technologies, this innovative Masters is run in partnership with the Faculties of Art & Design, Humanities and Technology.

For more details contact Lisa McNicoll at or visit the website at

'What I have found most exciting about the IOCT Masters is the sheer amount of ideas bubbling under the surface. I find it exciting that you can work closely with people who can help you take your ideas from conceptual stages through to post production. I have found it to be as inspiring as I thought it would be, and it has fuelled a passion for the combination of disciplines.'

IOCT Masters student

'The IOCT Masters course is sold on the fact that it transcends the boundaries between the Arts, Technology and Humanities, and it really does do just that! There's a range of input from staff across different areas, faculties and expertise, giving the Masters a feel that as well as being part of a wider community within the university we as students can benefit from the wider knowledge base that accompanies that.'

IOCT Masters student

'The IOCT's groundbreaking new MA/MSc in Creative Technologies is both innovative and welcome; its transdisciplinary model aims to break down the artificial schisms between arts/humanities and science/technology – and create breakthroughs in a whole host of areas. This commitment to bringing together disciplines in new and exciting ways will help develop the UK's reputation as a leader in the creative industries.'

0Jerry Fishenden, Director of the Centre for Technology Policy Research and former National Technology Officer of Microsoft UK.