University of Portsmouth
This course offers you the opportunity to question, develop and reflect upon you own practice by exploring both traditional and innovative techniques. Through a negotiated project you will be encouraged to define your role as a creative practitioner in a broad social, political and historical context. This MA would suit graduates from arts based courses but also professionals returning to education to complete �unfinished creative business�. The staff team has a wealth of experience with internationally renowned practitioners in the field of artist�s books and zines, practice-based PhDs and printmaking. The course benefits from an extensive dedicated collection of artists� books and zines located within the illustration studios. You will consider the question �what is illustration?� and seek to redefine and cross boundaries. A strong social awareness ethos underpins the course enabling you to develop a unique voice within the creative industries.
A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in a related subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Modules include: Proposal; illustration major project; a question of research; contextual research in illustration.
You will receive guidance and supervision throughout the programme that encourages independent learning. There will be regular contact teaching time including group tutorials, 1-1 tutorials and workshops but we also aim for you to engage in the wider studio culture that develops within the subject area along side the undergraduate students in illustration.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 1,700 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,830 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
Admissions Team, Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
023 9284 2421