401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

Illustration (with Foundation Year) - University of the West of England

BA(Hons) Illustration (with Foundation Year) encourages you to create and develop your own personal visual language. Problem-solving through drawing and making is core. Explore a range of media and deepen your awareness of the traditions of illustration through theoretical studies. Build an awareness of the professional world and develop core skills through individual experimentation. Exceptional facilities and resources include industry standard digital media studios and production and fabrication workshops. Innovation and individualism are celebrated. Investigate potential places for your work and test yourself against industry expectations through live briefs and externally judged national and international competitions. Our City Campus is a powerhouse of inspiration and collaboration. It spans across Bristol and includes renowned contemporary arts centres Spike Island, Arnolfini and Watershed. Visits from respected practitioners will keep you up to date with contemporary illustration practice. Attend lectures and seminars at the Arnolfini and Watershed and work in our production and fabrication workshops, equipped with traditional tools and the latest technology. Showcase your work to talent scouts and potential employers at the final year degree show and graduate with an impressive portfolio of work. Alongside established freelance illustration career paths, our graduates work as film directors, set designers, art/creative directors, illustration agents, visualisers, designers, model-makers, animators, storyboard artists, puppeteers and theatrical/film costume and prop designers.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    City Campus,BristolUnited Kingdom