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BA (Hons) Illustration

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
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Program description

BA (Hons) Illustration

On this innovative course you can turn your stories and creative concepts into narrative by exploring the art of illustration and visual communication in children’s and adult’s narrative, together with editorial and journalistic illustration.

In dedicated studio space at our Below Bar campus, you’ll have the room, equipment and academic support to reach your full potential. You’ll study a variety of units such as Orientation, Concepts and Themes, Visual Language, Critical Discourse, Editorial, The Society of Superstition and Phobias and Research and Authorship; with options to specialize in your preferred area of creativity.

Admission requirements

Solent’s BA (Hons) Illustration program is perfect for students from a creative background, who are self-motivated and active in their desire to develop their visual language and understanding of the creative process in the field of illustration and beyond.

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 20 in each individual component
  • Duolingo English Language Test - 100 overall with minimum of 90 in each component
  • or equivalent.

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


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Program content

Year one

Core modules

  • Reading Visual Culture
  • Orientation
  • Stereotypes and Tribes
  • History and Critique
  • Progression
  • Visual Language

Year two

Core modules

  • Contemporary Art Critique
  • Editorial
  • The Society of Superstition and Phobia
  • Critical Discourse
  • Observed Community
  • Narrative Book Illustration

Year three

Core modules

  • Professional Context
  • Professional Practice
  • Research and Authorship
  • Negotiated Study
  • Final Major Project

Scholarships & funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year
  • International full-time fees: £13,800 per year

Continuing studies

After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent.

Career opportunities

Solent’s Illustration course will prepare you for employment in a variety of roles including:

  • Freelancer
  • Book illustration
  • Editorial illustration
  • Design-house Artworker
  • Junior Designer
  • Animation

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Solent University

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Why study at Solent University

Everything we do at Solent is focused on you – your learning, your life, your career. We offer all of the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you’ll need – all the things employers are looking for. So, when you graduate, you’ll already feel like a professional.

  • Solent’s top areas of research and expertise are the creative and cultural industries, maritime and the environment, and sport, health and wellbeing.
  • Gain work experience with our in-house innovative student enterprises in retail, design and web, TV, music and radio production and event management.
  • Our lively student community is home to over 100 different nationalities – giving our campus and our classrooms a diverse, multicultural feel.

Contact info

Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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www.solent.ac.uk

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