Manchester Metropolitan University

Design: Illustration

Illustrators work within many disciplines, are able to visualise, elucidate and extend the meaning of a given field of knowledge or information and communicate ideas and narratives to specific audiences. The contemporary practice of illustration is multidisciplinary, incorporating drawing, printmaking, traditional and digital media, model making, performance and collaborative, interactive practices.

Entry requirements

MA: You will have a minimum 2.2 undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent or a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard. In addition you also need to submit a Digital Portfolio. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

Course modules

Year 1: Core Units: Design practice 1: intention method synthesis; design practice 2 (illustration); professional platforms: Optional units: commercial aspects of design; contested territories; digital futures; health and wellbeing; images and archives; making our futures - ecological arts and sustainable design; negotiated study; object and context; sciart; the museum and the city - the city as a museum; writing research and funding proposals. Year 2: Core Units: MFA - practice 3: contextualising; MFA - practice 4: realisation and publication.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Full-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Part-time September 2019 - 4 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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