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Creative Studies

Course Code: MDP-PT1

Level: 1
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: UAL
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Ten weeks
When you'll study: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10.00am to 4.30pm. (Although this may vary depending on the pathway chosen.)

About the course

This short, ten week course is an opportunity to study a creative subject of your choice. Areas to choose from include:

  • art, games or media
  • dance, drama or music.

You’ll research, plan and make a product of your choice while developing your practical skills to the level you desire. Your product could be a short film, a game, a piece of theatre, some dance, a song or some art.

Whatever you are interested in, you’ll be able to experience a unique, professional learning environment and develop your passion for the creative industries.

What you'll learn

You will study the following two units:

  • introduction to materials, processes and skills in your chosen creative subject
  • introduction to research in your chosen creative subject.

Both these units are practical based units which you will achieve by completing the project described in the ‘what’s it all about’ section.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however you will need to have an interest in the creative industries.


There are no exams. You will be assessed by coursework.

What's next?

If you excel and enjoy the course then there are level 2 and 3 courses available in each of the creative industry disciplines here at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.
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