Students talking in a creative studio

Facilities in Creative Technologies

Studios and labs equipped with the latest industry-relevant technology enable you to harness ideas, unleash and develop your creativity, and get the hands-on experience that will put you one step ahead in the real world.

Games facilities

  • Virtual reality development software.
  • Acoustic isolation chamber.
  • Digital media lab .
  • State-of-the-art computer rooms.
  • Teal spaces (The Wave).
  • PS4 development kits - member of Playstation First (PS First).
  • MAC labs.
  • ‘The Fridge’ – Acoustic room with Odeon equipment.
  • Pro tools (audio software and hardware).

Product design facilities:

  • Brainstorm concepts in our dedicated design studio.
  • Learn industry-standard CAD software in fully equipped computer labs
  • Make models and prototypes using 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC routers in our product design workshop.

Watch a walk through video tour of R-Block on Frenchay Campus, home to Product Design courses.

Music facilities

  • Acoustic isolation chamber.
  • Acoustic modelling software ‘Odeon’.
  • Dedicated music studios and post-production suites with stereo and surround capabilities.
  • Audient 8024 analogue mixing consoles.
  • Avid S6 control surface.
  • Mobile recording vehicle (to be completed early 2017).
  • ATC SCM50s.
  • Genelec 8030s, 8040s, 8050s.
  • Yamaha DU1E3 Disklavier upright piano.
  • Roland V-drum kit.
  • Tama Superstar Hyperdrive.
  • Mac Labs with iMacs, up-to-date programming and production software, and new audio equipment (Novation Impulse 49).
  • Pro Tools 12 and Pro Tools 12 HD.
  • Logic Pro X.
  • Waves Gold Bundle .
  • Sibelius 7.5 Music Notation software.
  • Adobe Creative Collection.
  • Two dedicated lecture theatres with high-end audio.
  • Various equipment available for loan including:
  • Range of Neumann, AKG, Shure, Soundfield (SPS422B) and other high-quality microphones.
  • Multichannel Interfaces: MOTU, M-Audio, Lexicon, Audient.
  • Multitrack and Handheld Recorders: TASCAM, Zoom.

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