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Illustration (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Bristol, University of the West of England

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BA(Hons) Illustration (with Foundation Year) encourages you to create and develop your own personal visual language. Problem-solving through drawing and making is core. Explore a range of media and deepen your awareness of the traditions of illustration through theoretical studies. Build an awareness of the professional world and develop core skills through individual experimentation. Exceptional facilities and resources include industry standard digital media studios and production and fabrication workshops.Innovation and individualism are celebrated. Investigate potential places for your work and test yourself against industry expectations through live briefs and externally judged national and international competitions.Our City Campus is a powerhouse of inspiration and collaboration. It spans across Bristol and includes renowned contemporary arts centres Spike Island, Arnolfini and Watershed. Visits from respected practitioners will keep you up to date with contemporary illustration practice.Attend lectures and seminars at the Arnolfini and Watershed and work in our production and fabrication workshops, equipped with traditional tools and the latest technology. Showcase your work to talent scouts and potential employers at the final year degree show and graduate with an impressive portfolio of work.Alongside established freelance illustration career paths, our graduates work as film directors, set designers, art/creative directors, illustration agents, visualisers, designers, model-makers, animators, storyboard artists, puppeteers and theatrical/film costume and prop designers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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No specific subjects required. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of one A-Level.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    141 63%

    26th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    9th

    7

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