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BA (Hons)Illustration & Animation

University for the Creative Arts (UCA)
United Kingdom, Farnham
UCA Canterbury United Kingdom, UCA Canterbury New Dover Road Canterbury Kent CT1 3AN
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Overview

Our BA (Hons) Illustration & Animation course provides an ambitious level of study which will help you to explore and develop a visual voice for a variety of audiences.

You’ll become a highly adaptable and independent maker with critical thinking at your core, adept at exploring relationships between research and studio work.

You’ll be part of a lively and active community, supported by state-of-the-art studios and access to specialist tools and processes, including printmaking, bookmaking, letterpress, moving image, 3D work (including ceramics, spatial practices and three-dimensional design), photography, darkroom processes and industry-standard software.

You’ll develop your visual, oral and written communication skills, whilst engaging with technology and processes relevant to contemporary illustration and animation.

Alongside learning advanced skills in drawing and technology, you will also learn important business skills, including self-promotion, networking and the production process from beginning to end.

We’ll enable you to communicate your ideas using traditional and emerging media, and you’ll learn how to construct narrative and meaning in a variety of contexts.

With close links to our Graphic Design course, you’ll have the chance to work collaboratively with other students and extend your learning to include the relationship between text and image.

Illustration & Animation has a strong focus on social and cultural contexts for practice, shaped by our proximity to the coast, and we can offer you opportunities to be involved with extra-curricular projects run in Europe.

This outward-facing approach is reinforced through strong links with Kent-based businesses, galleries and creative networks, alongside a diverse series of talks by guest lecturers, introducing you to experimental, multidisciplinary and collaborative models of practice.

There will also be multiple opportunities to engage with practitioners, competitions, live briefs and extra-curricular projects, furthering your experience and providing you with access to industry knowledge.

You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, designed to broaden your educational experience and to deepen your understanding of cultural diversity.

Career opportunities

Our graduates develop rewarding careers in:

Books and editorial
Digital media
Filmmaking
Residencies
Public Arts
Curatorial
Postgraduate studies
Research
Set and spatial design
Production and post-production
Art direction
Web and broadcast design.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States