University of Kent
Kent provides outstanding teaching, excellent employability and fantastic student support. Our teaching has been recognised in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) where we were awarded gold, the highest rating.
Established in 1965, it now has over 19,800 students studying at its various campuses including Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge in the picturesque south-east of England and European sites in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome.
Kent provides outstanding teaching, excellent employability and fantastic student support. Our teaching has been recognised in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) where we were awarded gold, the highest rating. Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
Our reputation for research excellence is confirmed by our success in the most recent Research Excellence Framework: Kent is ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities. 97% of our research is of international quality and our score for research power has increased by 59%, the third largest increase of the top 50 research intensive universities.
All students are able to benefit from a huge range of academic and personal support services and we have won the ‘Outstanding Support for Students’ category at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards for two years running (2017 and 2018). Our award-winning Careers and Employability Service and students’ unions help students enhance their transferable skills, gain relevant work experience, get first-hand insight into graduate careers and, though curricular and co-curricular activities, develop key graduate attributes that top employers are looking for.
The University is a major educational, economic and cultural force throughout its region, and our position as the gateway to Europe is reinforced by our multinational community: we have students from 159 different nationalities, 40% of our academic and research staff are from outside the UK and our curriculum supports study & work abroad opportunities.
Multimedia Technology and Design - BSc (Hons)
Today's creative industries often depend upon individuals who can combine technical skills with the ability to meet design challenges. Fields such as mobile application design and dynamic web development are highly competitive. Virtual and Augmented Reality are becoming more ubiquitous. To succeed, you need a good understanding of the underlying digital technologies as well as the necessary design skills.
Teaching in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts has been rated as excellent. The programme is taught by a team of experts and industry professionals in the areas of web design and development, photography, mobile application development, 3D animation, games development, virtual and augmented reality. Most modules consist of a mixture of lectures, seminars, workshops and computer sessions and most are continuously assessed.
Digital Arts - BA (Hons)
This exciting programme provides you with practical skills and design expertise in digital arts, opening up career opportunities in a range of areas within the creative industries. The course gives you a broad grounding in digital photography, graphic design, 3D modelling and animation, compositing, tangible media and video games design
Teaching in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts has been rated as excellent. It is taught by a team of experts and industry professionals in the areas of web design, photography, graphic design, 3D modelling and animation, post-production effects and artistic video installations. Most modules consist of a mixture of lectures, seminars, workshops and computer sessions. All modules are continuously assessed.
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