The Firminist

Issue 4 of The Firminist, the Malcolm Lowry journal edited by Dr Mark Goodall, is now out.

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Get in the Game 2014

Get in the Game Careers Talk Tour is Coming to the University of Bradford

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Investing in the future

Students at the University of Bradford will experience cutting edge learning with the opening of a new £1.5m engineering laboratory.

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SIGGRAPH Conference

School of Media, Design & Technology showcases ground-breaking Quadruped Motion Capture research.

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RTS National Winners

Congratulations to media students Elliot Nelson, Alex Rudys, Nichola Emsley, Simeon Petkov and Gary Quan on becoming national Royal Television Society Student Television Awards winners with short film Telebox

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Graduate works on Gravity

Animation graduate celebrates his part after working on seven times Oscar award winning and six times Bafta award winning film, Gravity

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ABB Scholarships

Could you be eligible for a cash scholarship worth £3,500? Find out more details about the scholarship.

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Media, Design and Technology


Media Production

You will undertake work-based, industry informed courses matched with outstanding facilities and equipment. Our partners include the BBC and the National Media Museum. Being a BBC Partner means our students have regular opportunities to work on 'live' briefs and win BBC placements. Our courses are accredited by Creative Skillset (external link), the industry body which supports skills and training in the creative industries.


Film and Media Studies 

Our film and media studies courses develop your understanding and appreciation of the fast-changing film and media landscape. Our courses are taught as part of the University's unique partnership with the National Media Museum (external link), which boasts world-class resources, festivals and archives. Students also have regular opportunities to compete for BBC placements.


Games, Animation & Visual Effects

Our courses in Games, Animation and Visual Effects develop your experience and understanding in a wide range of creative, technical and practical modules. We have a unique partnership with the National Media Museum (external link), which is home to Bradford Animation Festival, BAF (external link) - one of the largest annual animation and games festivals in the UK.


Design and Technology

Product Design is an applied art working within the boundaries of science and manufacturing. Our Product Design team work extensively with academic and industrial partners to ensure that we remain up to date in this fast-moving field. Our computer modelling facilities are state-of-the-art and include industrial-standard 3D solid and surface modelling packages AutoDesk Alias and SolidWorks, as well as Mac-based suites containing Adobe Creative Suite.