Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts

Graphics and Illustration Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Falmouth University


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Course summary

This course offers a dynamic and exciting approach to the practice of Graphics and Illustration. By fostering the development of great ideas and challenging existing thinking about the subject, students have the creative space to define their future, finding an individual voice within the fields of visual communication.

Teaching comprises of project-based assignments and hands-on workshops where you will be encouraged to explore innovative and experimental ways of defining your practice as a designer or illustrator. Workshops and talks by industrial professionals open up a broad range of media, processes and techniques which are reinforced in group and one-to-one tutorials. You will also have an opportunity to take part in the London Graduate Show upon successful completion.

Our degree is designed in collaboration with and validated by Falmouth University. All three years of the programme are delivered at CSVPA and on completion you will be awarded the same qualification and certificate as a student who has graduated from Falmouth University, the UK's No.1 Creative Arts university.

At CSVPA, our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we are dedicated to giving them everything they need to succeed. At CSVPA, quite simply, we give you more. As a Graphics & Illustration student you will benefit from:

Your own design space and iMac
Lecturers who are based in your studios Monday to Friday, giving you high quality one-to-one time
Guest speakers offering one-to-one advice, helping you to build industry contacts
Small group and one-to-one assistance with essay and dissertation writing
3rd year Graduation Show in London for those who successfully complete the course
Access to an in-studio library and photography studios
Access to all the materials you need for Printmaking. We provide you with all of the materials (free of charge) for mono printing, silk screen printing, lino printing and collagraph.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W990
Institution code C06
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level CC Or equivalent to 64 tariff points - for example this could include grade B and D.

Ideally applicants should have achieved, or be working towards achieving one of the educational entry requirements below:

2 A levels passes equivalent to 64 UCAS points
1 A level pass grade C or above and a pass at Foundation Diploma
Pass grade at UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma
Pass grade at BTEC Extended Diploma
Students who do not meet these entry requirements will still be considered on their own individual potential to succeed.

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Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £15,690 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts
13-14 Round Church Street

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01223 345698