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Illustration and Animation (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
London
14,000 GBP
September 2021

London
14,000 GBP
January 2022

Program description

Illustration and Animation (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our Illustration and Animation (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree is a four-year degree with an in-built foundation year that will provide you with the opportunity to explore a range of creative directions before embarking on more focused study in your subsequent three years of studying illustration and animation.

This course is an excellent choice if you don’t have the necessary qualifications to apply for our a traditional three-year degree in illustration and animation.

In your foundation year you’ll undertake a wide range of projects to help you develop the skills, techniques and work ethic you’ll need to study illustration and animation at undergraduate level. During this year you will work alongside students on our other foundation year degrees, giving you a broad range of knowledge across multiple specialisms from drawing and painting to making, performance, textiles and more.

Your tutors will encourage you to be open-minded in your approach to each of your projects in order to help you establish a strong sense of direction for your work. You will then be able to explore what you’ve learnt through longer projects towards the end of the year.

You’ll also attend lectures and seminars that look at artistic practice in historical, contemporary, conceptual and cultural contexts.

You’ll have a number of opportunities to present and exhibit your work throughout the course. In order to gain feedback and receive guidance in your creative approach, you’ll regularly be encouraged to talk about your work in front of your classmates and lecturers. Your work will also be on show at the public exhibition, which showcases work from across The Cass, at the end of your foundation year.

Following your foundation year you will study the same course content as those who study our Illustration and Animation BA (Hons) degree.

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Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • At least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above or will need to take the University English test

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Critical & Contextual Studies: Foundation
  • Formats
  • Project
  • Techniques
  • Critical and Contextual Studies 1 (Visual Communication)
  • Design Principles
  • Graphic Authorship
  • Visual Research and Communication
  • Critical and Contextual Studies 2 (Visual Communication)
  • Exploring Design Practice
  • Narrative
  • Work Ready 1
  • Critical and Contextual Studies 3: Dissertation (Visual Communication)
  • Final Project Realisation: Illustration and Animation
  • Project Design and Development
  • Work Ready 2

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

How much you pay in tuition fees depends on which country you come from and whether you are a full-time or part-time student. Please visit the course page on university website for fee information particular to that course.

Career opportunities

This course will prepare you for a successful career in the creative industries. As an illustration and animation graduate, you’ll have opened up opportunities not only as an illustrator or animator but also in a wide range of creative roles in areas such as digital marketing, web design and more.

You will also have gained a broad range of transferable skills that you can take with you into any career.

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London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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