University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Children's Book Illustration

The course is aimed at both professional practitioners wishing to pursue a sustained period of time developing new ideas or recent graduates wishing to focus their studies and refine ideas at an advanced level, the course will also consider students from nontraditional illustration backgrounds such as: fine artists; graphic and internet designers; and animators, providing they can offer clearly articulated and informed reasons for wishing to study children's book illustration at an advanced level. The emphasis of the course is on the practice of illustration for children's picture books and story books. At postgraduate level you will be encouraged to pursue a unique and personal line of enquiry within their chosen area of children's book illustration and design.

Entry requirements

Either a 2.2 degree or higher; a high level of achievement in undergraduate studies at a university elsewhere (e.g. for North American students a minimum overall GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale); professional experience in the field or a related field in their home country. International students are required to show competence in written and spoken English in addition to meeting the course entry requirements: IELTS minimum 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Children's book illustration practice; research for creative design practice; advanced practice; research for creative design practice; children's book illustration; practice; project or dissertation.

Assessment methods

The final form of the assessment strategy and criteria is the result of collaboration between student and staff.

Sponsorship information

All graduates of this University are entitled to a 20 per cent fees reduction on postgraduate courses.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Course Enquiries
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01772 892400