School of Creative and Cultural Industries
Welcome to the School of Creative and Cultural Industries, a vibrant community of makers, producers, performers, writers, scholars and storytellers. With strong ties to Bristol’s creative sectors, we’ll immerse you in the city’s dynamic arts and cultural scene.
Located across two campuses, the School is spread across Bristol’s creative ecosystem. Get inspired in industry-standard studios and production facilities at City Campus. Or enjoy a range of stimulating humanities courses at Frenchay Campus, using the latest insight and technology.
As one of the biggest creative hotspots outside London, Bristol is home to many cultural and media organisations. Our partnerships with local museums, news hubs and artistic venues, including the BBC, Arnolfini and ScreenSkills, offer opportunities for real-world learning and professional placements.
At UWE Bristol, we believe creativity powers innovation, growth and progress. We work with agile industry leaders to create new futures, developing digital and immersive technologies through our research, from animation to virtual reality.
Our subject areas
English, History and Writing
Our courses include: English Literature, English Language and Linguistics, Film Studies, History, Creative and Professional Writing and more.
Filmmaking, Animation and Photography
Our courses include: Animation, Filmmaking, Photography, Wildlife Filmmaking and more.
Journalism and Media
Our courses include: Media Communication, Media Production, Journalism and Radio Documentary.
View our digital showcase featuring the work of students from 25 of UWE Bristol’s creative programmes across art, design, animation, fashion, media, performance, photography and filmmaking.
Drama, Acting and Music facilities
Make the most of exciting facilities at Bower Ashton Studios, Frenchay Campus, Arnolfini (Bristol's International Centre for Contemporary Arts) and our Centre for Music.
Filmmaking, Animation and Photography facilities
Get skilled, practiced and inspired in one of the UK's hottest spots for animation, filmmaking and photography. Whether you're inspired by the BBC or Aardman, find facilities to match your creativity at UWE Bristol.
Journalism and Media facilities
Passionate about discovering the truth and telling the world about it? From newsroom and radio labs to mobile media on the go, gain the craft and master the tools to get your stories out there.
Designed to blend in with the scenic surroundings of Ashton Court conservation area, our award-winning Film Studios is home to industry-standard production filmmaking. As well as stop motion animation, CGI studios, sound recording, colour grading studios, editing suites and two large photography suites.
Our partnerships and research
We’re proud of our strong relationships with organisations in the arts and cultural sectors across Bristol, as well as a wide range of communities and industry partners across the region.
Our academics work closely with community groups, local and national government and industry, to ensure our research makes a real difference.
News and events
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