DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Illustration and Concept Art (Top Up)

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Course summary

Illustration and Concept Art is an exciting, innovative one year honours stage course, structured to enable you to realise a professional identity and portfolio for employment within the creative industries. This course primarily aims to provide progression from the Foundation Degree in Illustration and Concept Art onto level 6 (honours stage) so that you can attain the qualification of BA (Hons). In addition, the course also offers opportunities for students from other Art, Design, and Media Foundation Degrees and HND’s, including professionals and practitioners wishing to gain an academic qualification at this level. Run by a professional team with involvement from industry partners, this course offers you great opportunities to work in an inspiring and realistic environment using industry standard equipment and software. If you have a burning passion for creative work which embraces both traditional and digital technologies and want to develop your skills towards employment, then Doncaster is the place to be. This course is a perfect progression route from the FdA Illustration and Concept Art course. This course provides a range of skills relevant across a variety of different professions, and is particularly relevant to people already working in, or looking to develop a career within a range of concept art and illustration roles, such as: Creature, character, and environment design for film/games/TV Children’s book illustration, both fiction and non-fiction Art for animation Publishing, packaging, advertising, and editorial illustration During this time, students will work towards developing and realising creative, practical, intellectual, and transferable skills. Although employment is the normal progression route for the majority of graduates, this course will provide you with a strong academic basis to continue studying at Masters level or apply for a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or a Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE).


This course includes the following core modules that all students complete: Major Project Visual Development (20 credits) Major Project Realisation (40 credits) Dissertation (40 credits) Portfolio Development & Promotion (20 credits) All work students undertake within this year is negotiated with their programme and module tutors and must tie in with the criteria and outcomes of the written modules within the programme specifications. Tutor support is given to ensure that students both understand the criteria and that they are tailoring their work to support progression into their chosen profession within the creative industries. Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.

Assessment method

Throughout the course, there are a variety of assessment methods: Design Books: project development & reflective evaluations Traditional portfolio of work Digital portfolios of work Presentations Reports and essays End of Year Shows

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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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 £7770 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7770 Year 1
Scotland £7770 Year 1
Wales £7770 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition, and assessment.) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) Printing and photocopying Trips and enhancement opportunities Art materials If your course includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Illustration and Concept Art (Top Up) at DN Colleges Group - UCAS