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Degree-level illustration distance learning with OCA

The study of illustration focuses on the areas of drawing, image making, narrative and creative problem solving, all to communicate something to a range of target audiences.

Illustrators work in the sketchbook, draw the imagined or observed figure and place, or make use of reportage drawing.

Learners will be able to interpret briefs, generate ideas, carry out visual research and develop outcomes to produce personally meaningful work. You’ll work towards becoming visually literate illustrators, developing your creative voice to apply to a range of personal and contracted contexts.

Budding illustrators can specialise on the BA (Hons) Illustration degree programme, or blend the role of illustrator with designer and visual communicator through study on the BA (Hons) Visual Communications degree programme.

BA (Hons) Illustration

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BA (Hons) Visual Communications

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