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Explore the faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Find out more about the creative world waiting for you at Portsmouth

Welcome to the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Explore the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of Portsmouth, and find out more about the teaching and research activities taking place within our four Schools.

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Explore our facilities

As a CCI student, you'll have access to amazing facilities – discover some of our teaching, learning, lab, studio and production spaces.

Eldon TV Studios

Learn the skills you need to work in video/audio production and broadcasting and get involved in our student-led TV channel, CCI TV.

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Fabric Workshop

Create, design, and work with textiles and fashion in our Fabric Workshop.

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Photography studios and darkrooms

Our extensive photography facilities allow students to put learning into practice and get creative using high-end professional equipment.

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Virtual Reality Lab

Our VR lab boasts the latest immersive and interactive technologies used by the ever-evolving VR industry.

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Explore VR Lab

White Swan Building

Our drama and theatre hub was developed with Portsmouth’s esteemed New Theatre Royal, with all you need for stage and performance productions: from rehearsal to final act.

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3D Workshops

Our Workshops are ideal for model-making, with high-grade kit for crafting wood, metal, plastics, polyurethane, concrete and plaster works.

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Motion Capture Studio

Learn how to use the same professional motion capture equipment used in the VR, game design, and film industries.

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Explore Studio

Music and Sound Recording Studios

Our high-end professional music studio complex houses three studios, two live rooms, editing rooms, and a vocal booth.

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CCI Open Access Suite

Our open-plan space includes PCs and Macs equipped with Adobe Creative Suite and other professional software.

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Creative careers support

Your degree is just the start of your career – when you study with us at the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, we'll help you find a work placement during your studies, and our Careers and Employability Service can give you career guidance for up to 5 years after you graduate. We can even help you get your own startup company off the ground.

Creative careers placements

Find out the benefits and opportunities of a placement year in a creative career

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Life outside study

You'll have lots to discover outside of University. Portsmouth is a great place to live and one of the most affordable student cities in the UK. Find out about the cultural, artistic and musical activities on offer and explore our Students' Union.

Art, culture and nightlife in Portsmouth

There's so much to see and do in Portsmouth – from art galleries and museums, to nightclubs and late-night cafes

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Portsmouth's music scene

Want to get involved in Portsmouth's music scene? Here's all you need to start.

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Societies and student union

How to get involved in your Union including the clubs and societies you can join.

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Our students' and academics' work

We're incredibly proud of our students and academics. Discover some of their stories of how they put their study and research into practice.

Follow us on Instagram

Take a closer look at what's happening in the Faculty – and what we've been up to before the lockdown – by following @uniportsmouthcci on Instagram.

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Contact us

Get in touch with us for more information or general queries.


Phone: +44 (0)23 9284 5452