We have well-equipped, dedicated studios with everything you'll need to support your work. We also provide great workshops and the latest equipment to enhance your learning experience.
We have recently expanded and upgraded our 3D workshops, enabling you to work alongside and be inspired by students from other creative disciplines, and spent considerable sums improving our moving image department (premier filming space, post-production suite and animation suite). Our specialist support and technical staff will help you get the most from our facilities and there are introductory sessions, giving you the skills you need to use them.
Our large, open-access 3D materials workshop has been the focus of significant investment during the past year, and now features state-of-the-art equipment and an interdisciplinary construction area. The workshop enables you to work with a broad range of materials including wood, metal, stone, plastic, plaster, bio-resins, wax and ceramics. You will explore traditional methods of making, such as woodwork and metalwork, before progressing onto using the latest computer-aided 2D and 3D modelling equipment and programmes.
Our filming environment and animation suite house the latest technology, including:
Our professional-level photography suite has:
We have two newly specified open-access digital media workshop which are home to 132 iMac workstations, providing facilities for:
Each workstation runs Windows 7 and Macintosh OS X Lion, offering the latest design software including Adobe CS6 Masters Suite and video editing software Adobe Premiere and Avid.
The printmaking workshop accommodates several distinctive areas: