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Masters degrees Illustration offer advanced training in artistic techniques to produce drawn, painted or digitised images for various platforms. These include books, magazines, newspapers, websites and advertisements.
Taught MA and MFA course are typical for the field. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, such as Art or Graphic Design.
Although illustrators are most commonly associated with books, they undertake work in a whole realm of different industries, for various companies. From comics and magazines, to social media sites and even apps, your skills can be utilised in many ways.
Training typically involves applied methods in current practise, such as digital design and photography, and traditional image-making such as painting and drawing to produce illustrated narratives. You will also explore contemporary issues in relation to the Illustration industry, including visual cultures, the growth of online digital content, multi-platform production, ethics and authorship.
As a professional Illustrator, you may opt to work on a free-lance basis, either self-publishing different materials, or producing content for numerous organisations across different industries. Alternatively, you could work as part of an agency or publishing house, or even an in-house company department.
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The MA Digital and Visual Communication offers study in a broad range of digital and visual communication theory and practice. The Course attracts students from a wide range of disciplines and from all over the world, giving it a strong international flavour. Read more
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