Graphics & Illustration at Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts - UCAS

Course summary

This course offers a dynamic and exciting approach to the practice of Graphics & Illustration. By fostering the development of great ideas and challenging existing thinking in the subject, you will be equipped with the tools to help define your future and find an individual voice within the field of visual communication. You will be encouraged to explore innovative and experimental methods of defining your practice as a credible designer or illustrator. Teaching comprises hands-on workshops and talks by industry professionals. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your work at the Cambridge Art & Design Exhibition and in the London Graduate Show. WHAT TO EXPECT YEAR ONE Through practical workshops and themed project assignments, you will explore the fundamentals of visual communication and your own unique visual language through personal idea development. YEAR TWO In your second year, you will focus on developing skills within a chosen specialism alongside building upon existing themes, taught in year one. By exploring themes, concepts, and a wide range of media, the focus remains on refining your individual direction with the aid of self-evaluation. YEAR THREE Your final year is the beginning of your career in the creative arts environment. The year begins with a variety of projects that support a critical and imaginative approach to visual communication through a self-initiated programme of study. Aided by tutors and industry specialists you will explore a specific area of interest and complete a body of work from which to select your own professional portfolio. Upon successful completion students will be awarded with a BA(Hons) Graphics & Illustration accredited by Falmouth University.

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  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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English language requirements

IELTS 5.5+ or equivalent (with no element below 5.5)

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Please note that it is not possible for students from Wales to get a loan from Student Finance Wales to study on an undergraduate course at CSVPA in Academic Year 2023/24. Like other small providers, CSVPA elected not to apply for designation with HEFCW in 2023. Be assured CSVPA continue to maintain good standing with the OfS and will return to designation HEFCW when the requirements for designation with Student Finance Wales and Student Finance England are more aligned.

Graphics & Illustration at Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts - UCAS