Liverpool John Moores University: Immersive Arts

InstitutionLiverpool John Moores University View institution profile
Department Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Web https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/
Email apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk
Telephone 0151 231 5175
Study type Taught

Summary

Exploring, experimenting and creating experiences and applications in augmented, mixed and virtual realities, projection mapping and sensor-based media.

  • The UK's First Immersive Arts postgraduate course exploring storytelling, experience design and development with immersive technology such as Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality
  • Taught in a city with a long history of innovation across games, film and creative technology (Immersive Economy Report, 2019)
  • Dedicated lab spaces and access to a range of production facilities across the Screen School and the Liverpool School of Art and Design. Including a range of specialist VR, AR and MR capture and display technologies and headsets, Green Screen Studios, Projection Mapping
  • Software includes Adobe Creative Suite, Unity, 3DStudio Max
  • Collaborative Modules run in partnership with leading UK immersive companies
  • Looking at the application of immersive content and technology across a range of sectors

A recent research symposium held at the Redmonds Building, home of Liverpool Screen School and the MA Immersive Arts programme, explored how researchers, developers and practitioners are approaching the emerging mediums of virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality for storytelling. The day included eight panels exploring the diverse ways in which people are engaging with new technologies and speakers included creative writers, theatre makers, game developers, filmmakers, artists, creative coders and a range of disciplines to discuss the immersive storytelling experiences research symposium.

Companies included Marshmallow Laser Feast, Draw and Code, Limbik Theatre, Pilot Theatre, Boom Clap Play, Kinicho, Production Park and Charisma.ai. It also had a number of demos including a 6 metre immersive dome from Igloo Vision and a new spatial computing device called a Magic Leap, that blends the physical world with the digital.

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Founded in 1823, LJMU is ranked in the top 500 higher education institutions in the world* and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. Our postgraduates are highly sought after by employers with over 96%** in work or further study six months after graduation.

LJMU is a leading research institution and 96% of the research submitted for the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) was considered of international quality or better.

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