Illustration with Animation at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS

Course summary

This programme is firmly rooted in the tradition of drawing and the individuality this discipline instils. The course will provide you with the opportunity to combine illustration with animation. Through a variety of challenges, you will develop strategies and skills to enable you to successfully cope with a range of visual communication problems and contexts. Ambitions are realised through a research-informed questioning of practice that embraces the potential outcomes of page or screen. Graduates have gone on to postgraduate study in many national institutions including the Royal College of Art, the National Film School and Manchester Metropolitan University. Graduates have also become freelance illustrators, animators, filmmakers, designers, pre-production artists, storyboard artists, and teachers. FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Provides you with the rare opportunity to combine illustration with animation, developing yourself as a visual communicator at home in a wide range of professional contexts.
  • An experimental course that encourages you to be ambitious, curious and reflective.
  • Development of traditional and digital skills including drawing, book binding, etching, screen-printing, typesetting, drawing on film, working with sound, iMovie, Photoshop, InDesign, Final Cut Pro and website development.
This course is subject to a review which may mean a change to the units of study.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English pass A portfolio is required for this course.

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Fees and funding

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Illustration with Animation at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS