Jake Williams BA Hons Illustration graduate class of 2017

BA (Hons) Illustration (Jan 2023 Start)

Course Duration

Full-time: 3 years

UCAS Code

Course: ILFJ
Institution: P65

For UK students studying on this course via our Jan Start route, our facilities will be available to supplement their studies as part of our bookable access model.

Access to specialist resources will support your learning but is not essential to succeed on the BA (Hons) Illustration course, starting in January 2023.

Upon progressing to the second year of study, all Spring Entry students will be based on-campus and have full access to studios, equipment and seminars. With excellent access to technical support, professional studios and audiovisual equipment, you will gain unrivalled access to the full spectrum of art, design and media-making facilities on-site.

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With north-facing windows, a ‘methods and process’ area, individual studio space and a specialist life-drawing studio, our impressive, open-plan, triple-height Drawing Studio is a huge space, perfect for many different activities and specialisms.
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Our Digital Print Bureau offers affordable and quick print services for all our students who are looking for anything from large-format or solvent printing, to photo printing, scanning or vinyl cutting, and a wide range of finishing services.
Multimedia Lab
Our Multimedia Lab offers you the kit and expertise to become skilled in a wide range of processes and techniques across the fields of photomedia, moving image and sound.
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Our students make full use of our industry-standard dedicated studio spaces – including our infinity cove, green screen, and specialist sound studio (with Foley pit and vocal recording booth) – plus our stop-motion suite, our darkrooms, and plenty of individual edit suites, all up-to-date with the latest industry-standard software.
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Our ‘fabrication laboratory’ is kitted-out with the latest in digital design technologies – from 3D printers to 3D scanners, a vinyl cutter, CNC milling machine, CNC router and laser cutter. It adds a whole new level of opportunity for students across all creative walks of life.
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Alongside the latest in new technology, we value the long-standing traditions of making in wood and plastics – and have developed an excellently-resourced workshop that is open to all our students.
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In the Material Lab you will be encouraged to acquire haptic – touch-based – and manipulative skills and gain an understanding of material properties.
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With views out to sea and 35 metres of print tables to encourage experimentation, our Printed Textile Design Studios also boast a fantastic Mimaki fabric printer, digital embroidery resources, industrial sewing machines, sublimation printers, a dye lab, heat presses, a tufting gun and a Mac suite. It’s got to be one of the best printed textile workshops in the UK.
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Bring your characters and concepts to life in our specialist Animation and Games studios, equipped with 4K monitors, the latest industry software and the full Adobe Creative Suite.