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
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- Illustration Major Project
- A Question of Research
- Illustration in Context
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesDesign Visual Arts View 504 other Masters in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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Living costs for Portsmouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.