The Commercial Illustration degree at Blackpool and The Fylde College will help you learn how to translate and communicate your ideas through images across a variety of media including picture books, graphic novels, editorial and advertising illustrations, animation concepts, and surface design. You will develop your visual storytelling skills, cultivate your vision, authorial voice, creative problem-solving abilities, and curiosity. Each year you will also be encouraged to participate in opportunities to visit exhibitions and events to support your study and awareness of the industry. Led by a team of Illustration industry professionals, the aims of the programme are to enable you to acquire knowledge (both subject specific and generic) and a sound critical and contextual awareness of contemporary illustration, enabling you to apply your knowledge and transferrable skills in a wider sphere of commercial enterprise. Blackpool School of Arts has many specialist facilities and resources including state-of-the-art photography studios, photography darkroom, 3D studio and print room. You will also have access to a unique creative environment with contemporary studios, think spaces and a stunning public gallery.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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English language requirements
Applicants for whom English is not their first language are expected to achieve a minimum 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8750||Year 1|
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