Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Illustration

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Course summary

This course will enable you to push the boundaries of illustration and develop the skills to work in the creative industries. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Develop concepts and narratives through drawing, sequential illustration and animation, digital practices, three-dimensional forms, performance and creative writing
  • Underpin these practices with an emphasis on drawing and image-making
  • Challenge the conventions of the discipline of illustration
  • Define and locate your own practice within the professional context of illustration
  • Investigate established unfamiliar and emerging processes, to inform your own individual methodologies

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Introduction to Illustration
  • Illustration Projects
  • Illustration Processes
  • Contextual & Historical Studies
  • Visual Literacy
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Specialist Illustration Projects 1
  • Negotiated Illustration Projects
  • Specialist Illustration Projects 2
  • Critical & Professional Study
  • Key Debates in Illustration
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Negotiated Studio Practice
  • Extended Studio Practice
- External Opportunities & Professional Practice


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W225
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
City CampusC
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

We conduct interviews as part of the admissions process and suitable applicants will be invited to an interview - interview dates will be published in due course. Invitations are sent via UCAS and you should check your UCAS Track account for further interview details. At interview you are assessed on your portfolio (artwork or photographs of artwork together with written assignments), general knowledge and your enthusiasm for Graphic Arts & Design.

Portfolio

At interview you are assessed on your portfolio (artwork or photographs of artwork together with written assignments), general knowledge and your enthusiasm for Graphic Arts & Design.


English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Illustration at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS