Illustration BA (Hons)

Plymouth College of Art

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Course info

UCAS CODE W220
**It takes an illustrator with a bold, clear vision to create striking, memorable images. This programme will encourage you to develop your personal style, reflecting the unique way you see the world. You’ll explore different contexts of image-making, from traditional publishing and commercial applications through to independent books and products.**- Gain traditional and digital skills, as you define your visual identity and prepare to enter the creative industries.- Benefit from strong ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
80th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Design Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Design Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
51%
Photography
21%
Media Studies
21%
Fashion & Textiles
19%
English Literature
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£15,500 per year
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£15,500 per year
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Plymouth College of Art
Student rating
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( 4.3)
Plymouth College of Art was inaugurated in 1856 and is a specialist art school offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in art and design, and media. It is located in Plymouth in South West England. Students benefit from industry standard workshops and studios and state-of-the-art equipment for students studying Painting, Drawing & Printmaking, Photography, Craft & Material Practices, Graphic Communication, Animation & Games, Fashion Design, and more.­­­ The college is proud of its commitment to both traditional and digital art courses, as evidenced by the creation in 2014 of an £8 million specialist art, craft and digital design centre providing students with cutting-edge ceramics, glass and digital design workshops.

Where you'll study

Plymouth College of Art

Tavistock Place Plymouth
PL4 8AT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Plymouth  0.2 miles away

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