University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs

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Program Information

School:University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs
Faculty:London College of Communication
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Illustration
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Description:MA Illustration and Visual Media explores the creation and production of images at a time of unparalleled possibilities for skilled visual communicators. Specifically investigating the opportunities for image-makers to work with time-based, sequential, interactive and narrative forms, students on the course will develop an experimental illustration practice that reflects the integrated nature of the design, communication and media industries.
URL:Illustration and Visual Media at University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs
Length:15 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $39,989

Cost per year has been converted from British Sterling (£22,920) to Canadian Dollars.
Careers:Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are expected to have an honours degree in either illustration, visual communication or graphic design or closely related subject, however, we do accept candidates who have graduated from other less strongly aligned disciplines. If you do not have the required qualifications, but do have professional experience, you may be eligible to gain credit for previous learning and experience through the Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APeL) i.e. professional experience or a combination of courses and work experience. The English language requirement for entry is IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in any one paper, or equivalent

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

    Personal statement (200 words) Please say why you are applying for this course, outlining relevant prior experience and your current knowledge of contemporary illustration practice and discussion. Portfolio advice All applicants must submit their portfolio by providing a web link to a downloadable PDF in their application form. The portfolio should contain a minimum of 5 projects comprising examples of image-led work. This work can be from academic, self-initiated or professional practice. For each project please include concise written reflection and edited visual documentation of your working process. Project proposal (300-500 words) Candidates must provide a statement outlining an idea for their major project. This should describe the area of interest, field of study and the particular focus of their intended project. This includes an overview of how you intend to go about producing the project and the methodology. This idea will inevitably develop and change across the year of study on the course and only serve to inform your application at this stage.

    Application Notes : Personal statement (200 words) Please say why you are applying for this course, outlining relevant prior experience and your current knowledge of contemporary illustration practice and discussion. Portfolio advice All applicants must submit their portfolio by providing a web link to a downloadable PDF in their application form. The portfolio should contain a minimum of 5 projects comprising examples of image-led work. This work can be from academic, self-initiated or professional practice. For each project please include concise written reflection and edited visual documentation of your working process. Project proposal (300-500 words) Candidates must provide a statement outlining an idea for their major project. This should describe the area of interest, field of study and the particular focus of their intended project. This includes an overview of how you intend to go about producing the project and the methodology. This idea will inevitably develop and change across the year of study on the course and only serve to inform your application at this stage.
    Cost Notes : Cost per year has been converted from British Sterling (£22,920) to Canadian Dollars.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 09, 2021