Illustration addresses the on-going demand for compelling visual communicators who can engage their audiences. The curriculum focuses on creativity, authorship and interpretation. We deliver it through a mix of live and personal projects. We will help you to embrace traditional and contemporary production processes. You will also developing a personal creative approach. We have excellent digital and printmaking facilities. You will use them to experiment with a wide range of media, including book works, photography, drawing, graphic arts, moving and interactive media. You will get the chance to take part in a foreign study trip. Extra exposure comes in the form of D&AD's 'New Blood'. This is an international showcase of the best graduates in visual communication and advertising. Study illustration to: - develop dynamic visual ideas - learn to take ownership of projects - enjoy a wide range of opportunities including narrative, book arts, photography, printmaking and interactive media At the end of the course you will be able to: - subject research findings to argument and analysis - structure research outcomes - present an image and text based format - explain the relationship between theory and practice in your own work We can offer you: - well resourced facilities - local and national links with industry - student focused teaching - opportunity to enter competitions and win awards You can study abroad through exchange schemes that operate in many European and transatlantic countries. The department normally organises an overseas study visit for all Level 3 students.