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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Discover and develop your own visual language at the renowned Cambridge School of Art. Follow in the footsteps of award-winning, nationally and internationally recognised graduates, on your way to a career as a professional illustrator.This course will equip you with the knowledge and creative skills you need to succeed as a professional illustrator.Through discussion, critiques, tutorials, set briefs, and self-managed learning, you’ll discover and develop your own visual language, which is so important in today’s competitive market.As well as our staff team - Course Leader Chris Draper, Pam Smy and Jim Butler - you’ll work with nationally-recognised practising visiting lecturers, who will give you their perspectives on modern-day illustration. Recent visitors include Jonny Hannah, Mark Hearld, Laura Carlin, George Butler and Graham Rawle.You’ll also attend Professional Practice talks and discussions, which offer advice on how to succeed in this dynamic and exciting field.Our course continues a 150-year tradition of drawing at Cambridge School of Art. By studying here, you’ll follow in the footsteps of designer and war artist Edward Bawden, acclaimed satirist and illustrator Ronald Searle, Roger Law and Peter Fluck, founders of the TV phenomenon Spitting Image, and more recently, Bethan Woollvin, winner of the Macmillan Prize in 2014, and Dominic McKenzie, who won YCN’s Student of the Year Award in 2011.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

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96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including Grade C in Art, Design or Media subject.


University information

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Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

Welcoming local community and buddy scheme.
Diverse student cohort from all over the world.
Specialised international student advice service.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 86 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    129 58%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53 53%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%



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