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Creative Industries

Our Creative Industries faculty offers a variety of courses which help prepare students to stand out from the crowd in their chosen field, be it art and design, broadcast media and photography, music and sound production, performing arts or computing.

Performing Arts student dancing in a studio.

From budding artists and filmmakers to up-and-coming performers and software engineers, students showcase their talents across a variety of events across the year culminating in a two-month city-wide creative festival – Glow.

Creative Industries is the home of our PASS (Performing Arts Studio Scotland) Theatre as well as creative centres - The Music Box and CRE:8. Students have access to these state-of-the-art facilities throughout their studies, providing an environment to encourage their creativity and allow their talent to flourish.

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Facilities

  • Film studios with infinity coving
  • Music recording studios
  • 96 seat auditorium at Milton Road
  • 120 seat auditorium at Sighthill
  • 110 seat studio theatre at Granton
  • Music rehearsal rooms
  • Practice booths
  • AVID editing suits for TV production
  • Dance studios
  • Digital audio suite
  • Makeup studio
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What our students say...

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GLOW Festival

From budding artists and filmmakers to up-and-coming performers and software engineers, students showcase their talents across a variety of events across the year culminating in a two-month city-wide creative festival – Glow.

Glow Festival 2021

Creative Industries courses

Art & Design courses

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Broadcast Media & Photography courses

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Computing courses

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Music & Sound Production courses

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Performing Arts courses

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