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BA (Hons)Visual Arts (top-up)

Southampton Solent University
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee £11,000.00 per year
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The BA (Hons) Visual Arts (1 Year Top-up) at Southampton Solent
University is broad course which allows you to explore the art of
illustration and visual communication within the areas of children’s
and adult narrative, together with editorial and reportage

Working on location, in the studio and workshops, you will
experiment with a wide variety of media, including intaglio and
silkscreen printmaking, photography, digital imaging, drawing and
painting. Within our supportive atmosphere, you will discover your own
style whilst underpinning your creativity with a strong awareness of
industry techniques. Your developing skills in practice and critical
evaluation will also support you as a practising illustrator, or
within the workplace.

Complemented by units in professional and career development, your
projects and case studies will ensure you will be experienced in
working to briefs.

Our supportive staff will be on hand to offer you tutorial guidance
in compiling your unique body of studio work. You will emerge not only
with well developed practical talents, but also with a firm grasp on
the professional skills needed to succeed in the visual arts industry. |

Career opportunities

Illustration is predominantly a freelance activity, but the fresh,
progressive thinking and image making can be applied to different
career options.

Professional illustrators are in increasing demand as the media
industry expand, and are sought across the range of multimedia
disciplines, in print media, books, advertising, television and

Career paths also include:

  • graphic design
  • advertising
  • publishing
  • animation
  • studio management and art direction
  • television and design group practice
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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States