Why study with us
- 2ndin the North West for student satisfactionComplete University Guide (Art and Design)
5in the UK for overall positivityNational Student Survey (Design Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- 3rdin the UK for learning opportunitiesNational Student Survey (Design Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- This is a studio-based course where you can make use of the very latest digital and printing facilities.
- You’ll get the opportunity to spend a semester or a year studying overseas. In recent years students have chosen to study part of their course in Sydney, Australia and many European countries.
- There are opportunities to create illustrations for live projects. Including the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Book Illustration, D&AD Student Design Awards, and the Association of Illustrators’ World Illustration Awards.
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What you'll do
- You'll have opportunities to create live project work for industry connections. And professional organisations like Tate Liverpool. Past students have worked with greetings cards studios, galleries and design agencies.
- You’ll be able to meet visiting speakers and work alongside creative industry practitioners.
- Enjoy visits from industry professionals, practising illustrators, publishing and design commissioners, and agents.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Future careers in Illustration
We’ve designed our Illustration course so that you’ll be able to build up an impressive portfolio of work. Which will enable you to work as an independent artist or illustrator.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary