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Sequential Design and Illustration MA

Sequential Design and Illustration MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Print / Publications Design Illustration

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Sequential Design/Illustration MA attracts new and established illustrators, artists and designers from all over the world who are keen to explore the principles of sequence within their chosen field and make them visible through a variety of forms. These forms have included written and illustrated books for children and adults, interactive design, film, graphic novels, stage and exhibition design, animation, book arts, narrative textiles, experimental writing, product design and even community projects that encourage social development through storytelling. In its 25-year history, this course has built on the gathered knowledge and experience of its staff and students to cover topics that are relevant to all MA students interested in storytelling, visual narrative and delivering complex sequential messages. Recent graduate work – ranging from a biography of Edith Sitwell to a series of calendars made from human hair – demonstrates the diversity of individual research. Other students have examined the legacy of recipes, the secret language of headscarves, the parallels between quantum physics and Taoism as demonstrated through a detective novel, and the role of plumage in communication. Because of the diversity of our students and the projects they create, their professional achievements are equally wide-ranging. Successful commercial enterprises have been established, research degrees undertaken, books published, collaborative design groups formed, and work exhibited in major galleries and institutions. Graduates have also participated in festivals and conferences around the world. Many of our graduates cite the course as having been a strong influence on their success.

Different course options

Full time | Grand Parade | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Sequential Project(s)
Visual Narrative
Research and Investigation
Project Report
Major Sequential Project(s)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,272

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,012

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree in a related discipline, a recognised equivalent qualification or professional experience. Admission is subject to interview and requires a portfolio of recent work (in any appropriate discipline) plus a 600-word proposal for a potential project. Applicants are requested to submit their proposal at the application stage (guidelines are available on request).

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offer over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. The University was awarded silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. The...more