Taught course

Illustration

Institution
University of Plymouth · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 degree from a UK University or equivalent plus supporting portfolio of work and a 200 - 500 word draft statement of intent. But we will consider students below 2:1 if they can demonstrate a strong academic portfolio or a record of professional experience.

Candidates are interviewed before an offer is made.

IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent required for overseas students.

The University also has substantial experience in supporting mature students and welcomes applicants in this category. Applicants with APL will be considered on an individual basis according to the University Regulations Framework. Students interested in transferring postgraduate credits will be considered on merit and current University regulations regarding transfer of credits from other institutions will apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

We offer the opportunity to work in a shared entrepreneurial, enterprising, outward looking, creative community of practice in the midst of the University and benefit from all of the facilities, networking, collaboration and opportunities on offer. Personal practice and exploration, critical evaluation, UN Sustainability Goals, and the business of Illustration are at the core of the curriculum.

Resources cover traditional drawing, printmaking and fabrication workshops to virtual reality drawing, 3D printing and other emerging technologies.This new MA is a 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time course with full time access to the Illustration studios and facilities.

Key features:

  • Engage with award winning tutors, sharing and discussing ideas as you develop your practice.Use the studios as professional incubation units allowing you to identify yourself as a professional brand or collective whilst studying for your MA.
  • Enjoy full time access to the facilities and resources, whilst on a part-time mode.
  • Work with a highly skilled team of technicians who deliver specific practical workshops (as available) in printmaking, letterpress, book binding, photography, ceramics, textiles, wood and metal as well as digital software.
  • Collaborate with other University of Plymouth departments and academics as well as external businesses on practical and/or research projects and initiatives.
  • MILL701PD may be taken as a stand-alone Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module as an introduction to the MA course.

Information for international students

IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent required for overseas students.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    12+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@plymouth.ac.uk