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UAL Creative Computing Institute

Working at the intersection of creativity and computational technologies

The UAL Creative Computing Institute (CCI) offers innovative new courses, research opportunities and a public platform to explore computer science and creative practice.

We are part of how UAL explores the technology shaping our world and prepares a new generation of talent to shape it. Learn more about studying creative computing, find out how you can get involved in research, partnerships, exciting events and more.


VR and Computer Lab
Camberwell Facilities

BSc Creative Computing

Learn to code, build apps, craft digital experiences, explore machine intelligence and more.

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London College of Communication

MSc Creative Computing

Extend your coding skills and explore evolving areas such as advanced visualisation, physical computing and more.

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Teshome Samuel, MA Games Design, London College of Communication

Study opportunities

Are you a current UAL undergraduate? Find out how you can add a creative computing experience to your UAL arts degree.

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Industry Collaboration/ High-Profile event: Mini-Maker Fair; BA (Hons) Interaction Design Arts

More courses

Check out all of the courses at UAL that explore creative computing - from computer animation to virtual reality.


We are creating a new space for students, researchers and practitioners to develop advanced creative computing skills and knowledge in areas including:

  • Creativity and machine learning
  • Human computer interaction
  • Big data, social platforms and digital citizenship
  • Computational environments, visualisation and sensing
  • Creative coding and software development for the digital creative industries

Expertise and experience in these areas are in high demand across the digital creative industries. Graduates with these skills can expect to find exciting career opportunities in web and app development, interactive digital experience, smart product development and the internet of things.

The Institute supports interdisciplinary teaching, research and knowledge exchange at the intersection of creativity and computational technologies.


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Michelle Chong, Information and Interface Design, Singapore, London College of Communication, LCC


We're inviting researchers and research students to join our interdisciplinary community - exploring computing and creative practice.

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Partnerships and events

See how you can partner with us on our teaching and research and discover our annual public programme of events.

Our people

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Ben Stopher

Dean, UAL Creative Computing Institute.

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Professor Mick Grierson

Research Leader, UAL Creative Computing Institute

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Georgina Capdevila Cano

Creative Learning Producer


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