Creative Arts & Media courses

Total courses: 144
Video Game Design and Development: A Bit-by-Bit History of Video Game Music: Video Game Sound and Music
4.26

Chart the history of video game music, bit by bitFrom early arcade games to modern open-world adventures, video game soundtracks have made an indelible mark on our culture. On this course, you’ll get an introduction...

Music Psychology: Why Does "Bohemian Rhapsody" Feel so Good?
4.4

Toe-tapping and hair-raising: discover the power of musicSome songs make us laugh and some songs make us cry, but why does music have the ability to affect us emotionally? On this course, you’ll learn about...

UX Design: From Concept to Prototype
4.16

Enhance your skills in user interaction design and developmentWant to learn the secret to great UX design? This UX course from the University of Michigan will teach you the systematic process of nurturing a product...

Introduction to Acting
5

Learn to approach your acting in both a structured and creative wayIf you’d like to become an actor, or are interested in the self-knowledge that comes with acting, this three-week course from Luleå University of...

Brand Strategy and Communication
3

Create compelling brand stories with design agency Moving BrandsCommunication within the digital landscape is core to the success of any business, but the variety of channels means that managing this can be complex. This three-week...

Placemaking and Public Space Design: Unlocking Tourist Destinations
4

Discover placemaking, place shaping, and what makes an attractive tourist spaceWhat is it that makes a tourist hotspot hot? When it comes to developing sustainable, attractive, and exciting tourist destinations, high quality public spaces are...

Anarchy in the UK: A History of Punk from 1976-78
4.46

Discover what 70s punk subculture can tell us about contemporary historyIn the late 1970s a new youth subculture emerged in the UK. This, of course, was punk, and a cultural revolt was underway. On this...

Digital Playground: Where Luxury Fashion is Finding its Sense of Humour
5

Examine the ways luxury fashion brands use humour for creativityHumour helps connect humans on an emotional level, and it’s a strategy brands are now using to attract a whole new generation of customers. On this...

Learn How to Bake Afternoon Tea with BBC Good Food
4.83

Discover how to bake the perfect afternoon tea with tasty and simple recipesOver the last five years, afternoon tea, the quintessentially British meal, has become increasingly popular to enjoy out or serve at home. This...

Story of a Wine: The Importance of Being Prosecco
4.77

Learn about the history, the production and the challenges that face ProseccoWhether you’re a wine novice, an enthusiastic student, a curious viticulturist or an expert oenologist, this four-week course from the University of Padova will...

Explore and Understand the Gaming Industry

Explore the gaming landscape and how your brand fits into itIn the vast industry of gaming, the options are seemingly endless, but the risk of a wrong move is potentially disastrous. On this three-week course...

Introduction to UX and Accessible Design
4.69

Learn how to design more accessible user interfacesUser interfaces are the part of technology that connect you to your devices, humans to algorithms – allowing people to take their ideas and turn them into products....

Exploring Mentorship and Community Change with the Compton Cowboys
4.47

Become the mentor and advocate for change that your community needsThis course, created in collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger, will equip you with the skills and self-belief you need to help your community thrive. You’ll learn...

Video Game Design and Development: Video Game Character Design
4.56

Discover great video game character design and how to make your own charactersFrom Lara Croft to Super Mario, video game characters have become part of our cultural lexicon. But what makes a great game character?...

Evaluating Designs with Users

Conduct user testing that informs and enhances your UX designWhen it comes to designing a product or system that works for your users, there’s no better way to understand what works – and what doesn’t...

Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World
4.86

How can we make fashion more sustainable? Fashion is a global industry worth $2. 4 trillion, employing around 50 million people, and is said to be one of the world’s most polluting industries. Fashion has...

Social Impact in Business: How to Build a Brand that Matters
5

Discover how to build a brand with purpose and positive social impact This course offers you the chance to learn how to build a socially-driven brand by bringing genuine purpose to your business actions, products,...

Pictures of Youth: An Introduction to Children’s Visual Culture
4.41

Explore contemporary visual children's culture with leading experts in the fieldIn a world where young people are surrounded by an ever increasing range of media, visual analysis of children’s culture is becoming increasingly important. The...

Creating a Great User Experience for Mobile Apps
4.76

Explore the core principles behind user experience and designFrom news and banking to shopping and social media, apps have become an integral part of our lives, but what makes a good one? On this two-week...

A Reporter’s Toolkit for the Digital Age

Enhance your skills as a news reporterWith so much of our news now consumed online, it’s important to know how digital journalism differs from traditional forms. On this four-week course, you’ll increase your understanding of...