Create your career

2-Year Courses - Hands-On Learning - Brand-New Equipment
Create your career
2-Year Courses - Hands-On Learning - Brand-New Equipment

Learn Gaming, Audio, Content Creation and More

SAE – the home of creative learning – is opening a brand-new campus at The Fold. In the heart of Leamington’s creative community, you’ll learn from the brightest lecturers and work alongside people in the creative industries – a unique opportunity to kickstart your career.

The first students start in September 2023. And the best thing is: you could be one of them. Applications are open now. Like, right now.

What Can You Study?

SAE offers BA/BSc degrees in a variety of creative disciplines. Have a flick through below. You can dig deeper into the course structure, content and modules on the SAE website.

Games Programming

You’ll develop advanced skills in industry-utilised software such as Unreal Engine 4, Unity3D, C++ and C#.

Game Art & Animation

Explore topics from 2D fundamentals to 3D character, as well as in-depth environment design.

Audio Production

Develop your creativity in audio across music productions, live sound, film, games, animation, immersive audio and more.

Content Creation & Online Marketing

Learn how to create online content that connects with audiences – and meets business needs.

Music Business

Gain a comprehensive education in labels, publishing, management, touring, distribution and live-event management.

Web Development

Learn about current challenges facing the industry and create stunning mock-ups and wireframes with Photoshop, Illustrator, JavaScript, Python and React.

MA/MSC in Professional Practice in Creative Media Industries

Take your creative education to the next level. Explore and enhance your technical skills, while integrating industry-standard tech and knowledge into your artistic armoury. Look out, world.

Why SAE at The Fold? Here’s Why

If you truly, madly, deeply want to kickstart your creative career (and have a blast doing it), you’ll need to find the right place to study, the brightest lecturers and job opportunities on your doorstep. Here’s why SAE at The Fold gives you all that and more.

2-Year Degree

Getting you out into the creative industries faster than a traditional 3-year course (not to mention costing a lot less).

Brand-New Equipment

On a brand-new campus, you’ll get hands-on with the latest and highest-spec kit and software.

Small Class Sizes

You’ll learn in small classes from top lecturers who’ve been teaching in the UK for over 40 years – all with handy contacts for finding work after you graduate.

Land Your Dream job

9 in 10 SAE students find work in the creative industries within 6 months of graduating. At The Fold, you’ll find potential employers right there with you – from advertising agencies to production studios – offering a unique opportunity to impress from day one.

Gaming Hotbed

If you’re studying gaming, Leamington is a hotbed for game development companies with 3,000 people employed in the sector. Games such as Far Cry, Little Big Planet and Forza were all developed in Leam.

Get Here Easy

SAE at The Fold is a stone’s throw from Leamington train station, making it easy to get to from Warwick (5 minutes) Coventry (12 minutes) and Birmingham (27 minutes) by train.

Can’t Wait To Get Started? Nor Can We
Find out more about studying with SAE at The Fold.
Learn about all the different courses and everything SAE has to offer – including your unique opportunity on our brand-new Leamington campus.
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