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Illustration BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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( 4.2) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE W220
Why Illustration?Our Illustration degree equips you with the creative, technical and enterprise skills you’ll need for a successful career in the creative industries, from animator to game artist. Developing abilities in life and location drawing, printmaking, specialist techniques and animation, you’ll learn to use drawn images to create visual narratives as a means of communication, from comics to graphic novels. With opportunities to gain experience on placements, with organisations such as ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
35th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
97th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
77th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
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 - 95 = 5% 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
£19,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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UCAS Tariff
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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
42%
Graphic Communication
19%
Media Studies
19%
English Literature
15%
Photography
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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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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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,680 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Illustration reviews

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Tom
24 Feb 20

Illustration BA (Hons)

I’ve had a really good experience at university so far. I’ve felt much more independent and free as an adult and have...
SR
Student Reviewer
17 Feb 20

Illustration BA (Hons)

Although at times, University has been hard, the support available here by both the tutors on my course and the staff...

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How Illustration students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 24 reviews

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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 3,138 reviews

5 star 36%
4 star 50%
3 star 13%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Gloucestershire
CompUniGuide ranking
97th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Gloucestershire prides itself on caring for the future of its students and the future of the planet. The university gives the freedom for individuals to express and push themselves. With a diverse, vibrant and closely connected community of over 8,000 students and staff, it’s an amazing environment for students to figure out their own direction and collaborate with others to reach their goals. Plus with small class sizes, lecturers who take time to get to know them and a range of dedicated professional service teams offering help and guidance, students can be sure that they’ll not only fit in at the University of Gloucestershire, but that they’ll get the support they need to thrive. The university provides professional-standard facilities across 3 unique campuses, in the historic and picturesque surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Where you'll study

University of Gloucestershire

Park Campus The Park Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cheltenham Spa  0.5 miles away

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