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15 months

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MA - Master of Arts

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Course Summary

Course overview

MA Illustration focuses on the creation of original work, individual agency and the continued development of a personally defined visual language. The course encourages visual thinking, research skills and storytelling ability. Alongside these you will develop your entrepreneurial qualities, communication and professional skills. Through ambitious projects you will build on the skills you already have to define your future ambitions.

MA Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts is a broad, inclusive and experimental course that enables individual practitioners to develop sustainable creative models that respond and contribute to the expanding field of contemporary illustration.


The range of creative destinations for Camberwell’s MA Illustration graduates has included book contracts, comic strip creations for Flicking Publishing as well as work with the Thames Festival. Other course alumni have also gone on to work for Rave Magazine in Bombay and Samsung Advertising in Europe.


This unit is an introduction to your course, the college and the university. You will identify, map and develop your personal interests as an illustrator.

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Entry requirements

The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are: BA (Hons) degree or equivalent academic qualifications; Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration; Personal statement; Portfolio of work; Entry to this course will also be determined by the quality of your application, looking primarily at your portfolio of work and personal statement.

University information

University of the Arts London (UAL) is one of the world’s leading and most prestigious arts universities, maintaining an internationally renowned list of alumni. Being located in London, it is an ideal place to study a postgraduate qualification and get connected to a thriving creative sector. With modern campus sites spread across London, UAL offers over 100 taught postgraduate degree courses at the university’s six specialist colleges and...more

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