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Course summary

BA Hons Illustration will introduce you to a huge range of highly experimental practices and skills that will help you to develop your own visual language and prepare you for working in the diverse and exciting world of illustration. I will learn:

  • To become a skilled creative problem solver through innovative and experimental use of pictures, language and ideas to convey specific meaning and messages.
  • About multiple illustration contexts including books/publishing, comic novels, packaging, 2D animations/films/gifs, magazines/zines, and many more.
  • To build real world connections across vibrant illustration industries and learn from creative experts professional leaders and highly successful alumni.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4710 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £4710 Year 1
EU £15840 Year 1
International £15840 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at
Illustration at Ulster University - UCAS