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Illustration (Swindon College) BA

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Location

    Swindon College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The course actively encourages innovation within the application of drawing and image-making techniques; celebrating individual expression, conceptual thinking and diversity within all aspects of visual storytelling. This includes the comic or cartoon strip; the graphic novel; film/TV/theatre/animation storyboarding; instructional diagrams; children's storybooks; computer games characterisation and web illustration. It is aimed at students who wish to enter the marketplace as illustrators. You will learn about the latest technology and processes, as well as developing your ability to create innovative illustrative outcomes that will help to move the industry forward. You will learn a wide variety of practical skills that are valued in the workplace, from experienced staff with commercial and professional experience. Our strong links with regional employers will further open up career opportunities for you. The course will broaden your understanding of historical, contemporary and contextual influences on illustration and how this affects current practice.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,270per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It's also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so that students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 86 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    148 66%

    20th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    83rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    71st

    68

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