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Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

One of our 5 academic faculties, find out more about our teaching and research activities within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries


The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) offers a wide range of courses in the creative arts, media and technologies. Working in partnership with industry, we educate and support the creative professionals of the future.

Whether in fashion, design or illustration, creative writing, media studies, architecture, animation, film or computer games technology, CCI students work with highly skilled and experienced lecturers and creative professionals to develop the practical, technical and critical abilities necessary for successful creative careers.

Our students learn through creating, making and doing, and the Faculty has the latest technical facilities. Led by specialist technical teams who work in partnership with lecturers to support student's creativity, our facilities include digital, virtual and augmented reality technologies, Film, TV and Motion Capture studios, fashion, printing and photography workshops and purpose-built performing arts spaces.

Alongside the extensive study and support services offered throughout the University, CCI students benefit from the outstanding support of faculty academic and creative skills tutors and a dedicated Creative Careers team.

The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries also enjoys outstanding success and partnership through its research and innovation activities. Through these activities, our staff and students make the creative arts, media and technologies relevant to the modern world and use creativity to address the challenges of social democracy and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and sustainability and the environment.

In collaboration with industry and through our links with leading businesses and cultural organisations, we're turning our insights into innovative and sustainable solutions to some of society's most-pressing issues.

Our subject areas

Explore the undergraduate and postgraduate degrees we offer within the following subject areas.

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Our staff

Professor. Trevor William Keeble

  • Job Title Dean – Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Email Address trevor.keeble@port.ac.uk
  • Faculty Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Mrs. Lynne Alison Mesher

  • Job Title Associate Dean (Students)
  • Email Address UP874091@myport.ac.uk
  • Faculty Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Professor. Deborah Sugg Ryan

Mr. Simon Brookes

  • Job Title Associate Dean (Students)
  • Email Address Simon.Brookes@port.ac.uk
  • Faculty Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Dr. Bryony Ruth Whitmarsh

  • Job Title Associate Dean (Global Engagement)
  • Email Address Bryony.Whitmarsh@port.ac.uk
  • Faculty Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Professor. Peter Lee

  • Job Title Theme Director (Security and Risk)
  • Email Address peter.lee@port.ac.uk
  • Faculty Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

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Contact us

To get in touch, please contact our Faculty office.

Phone: +44 (0)23 9284 4477

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