On our BA (Hons) Illustration course we place a real emphasis on visual experimentation, investigation and innovation, supported by the development of strong drawing and storytelling skills.
Based in studios equipped with high-caliber resources, you’ll also have access to an extensive range of facilities on campus for printmaking, book production, animation, ceramics, digital printing, 3D design, textiles, photography and video.
The course content and delivery reflects recent trends in the creative industries for illustrators to be collaborative and flexible, initiating new opportunities for shared and individual work.
Our Illustration course benefits from a wide range of well-established industry links which give our students the opportunity to get involved with external competitions, shows, and live projects, as well as producing promotional work.
There’s also a lively programme of visiting speakers, practical skills-based workshops, pop up exhibitions and external visits.
We have fantastic connections with the likes of the Association of Illustrators, Nobrow Books, GAS Art Agency, Ambit Magazine, Penguin Books, The Pound Shop, The Folio Society, and Loop Magazine.
To add a deeper range of insight for you, our course attracts a variety of guest speakers such as Rosy Nicolas, Graham Rawle, Robert Sae-Heng, Olivier Kugler, The Association of Illustrators, Stephen Appleby, and David Lemm. These individuals, along with many others, help to provide specialist industry knowledge, as well as networking opportunities.