UWS Creative Media Academy is one of only 3 such institutions in Scotland to be endorsed as a centre of excellence by Creative Skillset. Part of the School of Media, Culture and Society, the Academy brings together students, staff and practitioners within the subject groupings of film, television, radio, music, performance, journalism and digital art.
UWS Creative Media Academy offers everything from training opportunities to knowldge transfer, consultancy and equipment and facility hire.
We work with public, private and third sector organisations to develop and deliver innovate creative and cultural projects.
From Virtual Reality projects to builds large-scale interactive and immersive media projects - we can help your company grow.
We offer training in a range of creative media disciplines externally across private, public and third sector companies.
From local television partnerships to creating bespoke education progammes, we can help your company develop.
We offer TV, sound and magazine design facilities, editing suites, sound studios, & two fully equipped TV studios for hire.
Professor Nick Higgins is the director of the UWS Creative Media Academy. Nick is also Professor of Media Practice in UWS's School of Media, Culture and Society. An award-winning filmmaker, Nick’s practice-based research has resulted in 6 short form and 4 feature length documentaries that have received numerous awards.
Paul Tucker is the deputy director. Paul is Senior Lecturer in Broadcast Journalism at UWS's School of Media, Culture and Society and is based at our Ayr Campus. With international experience, Paul is a freelance television producer and director and has worked on a range of TV shows including a BAFTA award winning show.Find out more
Creative Media Academy
University of the West of Scotland
Ayr, KA8 0SX
Scotland, United Kingdom