19th February 2004




A new centre for teaching courses in media technology is to open its doors in the centre of Hull.


The Hull School of Media Technologies will be based in the Derek Crothall Building in George Street and will offer undergraduate courses in a range of high-tech subjects.


The new school is part of the University of Lincoln and was born out of what was formerly the Hull Centre for Applied Computing.


“The new Hull School of Media Technologies will focus on most up-to-the-minute degree programmes in new technologies which will prepare graduates for the 21st-century

workplace,” said Stephen Shipley, Head of the Hull School of Media Technologies.


“This development is a response to the ever-changing media technology industry and will ensure that the university remains in a position to equip our graduates with the skills they will need in industry.”


From September 2004 the Hull School of Media Technologies will be running the following programmes in Hull city centre, three of which are new courses:


·        BSc (Hons) Media Technology

·        BSc (Hons) Multi-Media Technology -  new

·        BSc (Hons) Web Technology - new

·        BSc (Hons) Audio Technology - new


Audio Technology aims to equip students to operate in the production and delivery of digital audio in areas such as traditional media, new media, training, marketing and business-to-business services.


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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincoln

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

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