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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Illustration

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This degree is designed to develop your imaginative, creative and technical potential as an illustrator. It provides an opportunity for you to examine a range of media in the fields of illustration, including the role of image-making in new and traditional media, and illustration's relationships with fine art and digital media. This master’s degree gives you an opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills in the use of narrative storytelling and its relationship to illustration, as well as illustrative conventions in children's and adult literature, comics and other media. We encourage you to develop the entrepreneurial and commercial skills necessary to help develop your work to its full potential and to equip you with the practical and intellectual skills to thrive as a practicing artist. Through working alongside artists and designers on other postgraduate courses you will explore the possibilities for the illustrator today, questioning conventions and refining the direction of your practice. MA Illustration is a Master's award within the MA Art and Design programme at the School of Creative Arts. Within the programme there is strong emphasis on professional practice and the real-world applications of art and design. You will develop key research skills and gain a good understanding of the work of other practitioners in your field.

The aim of the postgraduate programme is to equip you with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to practice at an advanced level, to foster your creativity and enhance your employment opportunities. Senior research staff and internationally renowned practitioners work with postgraduate students, helping you to develop original and challenging work. Particular emphasis is given to providing you with the skills necessary to further your career an illustrator. The course is designed to help you understand and work within the contemporary industrial environment and particular attention is given to helping you acquire entrepreneurial skills. This course is designed to help you develop your practice and give you the skills recovery to further your career in industry both in the UK and abroad. The course includes practice based modules where you will explore and develop your work as an illustrator. It also contains course or research skills, entrepreneurialism and professional practice. The final part of the course enables you to complete a major project.

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

2 years

Start date

23-SEP-19

Modules

Creative Economies (Online) (15 Credits) - Core
Discourse and Reflection (Online) (30 Credits) - Core
Practice 1: Art and Design (Online) (30 Credits) - Core
Practice 2: Art and Design (Online) (30 Credits) - Core
Research and Enquiry (Online) (15 Credits) - Core
Major Study: Illustration (Online) (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (credit)

£720

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (credit)

£720

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have an honours degree (2:2 or above) in a field relevant to the award they want to study.

University information

The University of Hertfordshire offers over 100 taught, online and specialist courses at postgraduate level, and more than 50 research degrees across the ten schools of study. These are: Hertfordshire Business School Computer Science Creative Arts Education Engineering and Technology Health and Social Work Humanities Law Life and Medical Sciences Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics The university is based in...more

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