New School of Digital Arts launching in 2021
Opening in 2021 at Manchester Metropolitan University, the School of Digital Arts (SODA) is a GBP 35 million investment that will help to develop the next generation of creative talent and support the growing demand for skilled workers in the region’s creative, digital and tech sectors.
It will house more than 1,000 students annually with subjects that span film, animation, UX design, immersive technologies, photography, games design, AI and more, often working on live projects with industry partners. The state-of-the-art new building will feature a digital innovation lab, green screens, editing suites, screening space, a media gallery, sound and music studios and production studios.
Manchester Metropolitan ranked in the top 60 UK universities
Manchester Metropolitan has been ranked 56th in the Complete University Guide 2020 table. The result places Manchester Metropolitan 4th among the North West region’s universities.