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Illustration

University of Portsmouth

M.A.
12 months
Duration
14300 GBP/year
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About

If you're an arts graduate or a professional returning to creative studies, this MA Illustration degree course at University of Portsmouth will give you the opportunity to explore, question and develop your practice through traditional and innovative techniques.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

On this course you'll produce a personal project that defines your role as a creative practitioner within a social, political and historical context.

Our academic team is made up of practitioners in the field of artists' books and zines, practice-based PhDs and printmaking – and they'll provide the expertise and support you need to push your creative boundaries.

If you're imaginative, ambitious and ready to improve your already-impressive illustration skills, our MA Illustration degree course will give you the tools you need for a successful career as an illustrator, or in related fields such as art direction, design, and publishing.

What jobs can you do with an Illustration degree course at University of Portsmouth ?

Career opportunities include:

  • Animator, storyboard artist and digital illustrator
  • Graphic/editorial designer
  • Art director
  • Toy and character designer
  • Comic book or graphic novelist
  • Printmaker and small press publisher
  • Zinester

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Proposal
  • Illustration Major Project
  • A Question of Research
  • Illustration in Context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class honours degree in a related subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. An interview or online portfolio submission will be required as part of the selection process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Part time:£2,600 in year 1 and £5,200 in year 2 
  • Part time: £4,770 in year 1 and £9,530 in year 2

Funding

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