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UCAS CODE: W2W3

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Immerse yourself in the world of illustration. Develop your ability to express narratives through images. Start your career as an illustrator.We believe in the transformative power of storytelling and visual narratives. On our course you will explore illustration through a focus on drawing, image making and narrative construction. Your study of theory will also inform your illustration practice and help you understand the wider contexts of illustration. We will teach you traditional and digital illustration techniques, using industry standard software and equipment.Develop your ability to illustrate with confidence. Your time will focus on drawing, making images and constructing narratives. We will encourage you to experiment with different techniques, covering both traditional and digital creative processes. This will help you extend your practice and discover your specialism. While on the course you will illustrate across different genres, including:Comic artBook illustrationEditorial illustrationChildren's illustrationSocial engagement illustration.Alongside your practical work, you will carry out contextual studies to develop your practical work. This means carrying out research that helps you understand and explain where, how and why your ideas fit in terms of contemporary illustration practice. You will also examine the social and political events that inspire the work you do. It's also a chance for you to research and explore different perspectives in illustration.As you work on briefs in the studio, you will be offered the opportunity to:work with students from other coursesillustrate a story by a creative writerwork alongside photographers and artistsbring your illustrations to life through moving imagework on illustration briefs with industry clientsvisit cities around the world to enrich your cultural courses and referencestake part in work placement opportunities and internshipsshowcase your work at our annual degree show and national graduate exhibitions.Our team of illustrators and specialist technicians are here to support you. Your tutors will really get to know you, your practice and your ambitions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,750per year

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UCAS Points : 96 - 112

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University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    111 50%

    70th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    84th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    24th

    54

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