Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University


The contemporary practice of illustration is multi-disciplinary, incorporating drawing, printmaking, traditional and digital media, model making, performance and collaborative, interactive practices.

Entry requirements

You will normally have an 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 may also need to submit a digital portfolio.

Course modules

Core modules include: Object and context; design intention; design proposition; illustration major project; professional platforms unit. Options: Contested territories; digital futures; health and wellbeing; images and archives; making our futures (ecological arts and sustainable design); negotiated study; the museum and the city; writing research and funding proposals.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MFA Full-time - 2 years
MFA Part-time - 4 years

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