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Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts

Graphics and Illustration

UCAS Code: W990

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Or equivalent to 64 tariff points - for example this could include grade B and D.

UCAS Tariff

64
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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Graphic arts

This course offers a dynamic and exciting approach to the practice of Graphics and Illustration. By fostering the development of great ideas and challenging existing thinking about the subject, students have the creative space to define their future, finding an individual voice within the fields of visual communication.

Teaching comprises of project-based assignments and hands-on workshops where you will be encouraged to explore innovative and experimental ways of defining your practice as a designer or illustrator. Workshops and talks by industrial professionals open up a broad range of media, processes and techniques which are reinforced in group and one-to-one tutorials. You will also have an opportunity to take part in the London Graduate Show upon successful completion.

Our degree is designed in collaboration with and validated by Falmouth University. All three years of the programme are delivered at CSVPA and on completion you will be awarded the same qualification and certificate as a student who has graduated from Falmouth University, the UK's No.1 Creative Arts university.

At CSVPA, our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we are dedicated to giving them everything they need to succeed. At CSVPA, quite simply, we give you more. As a Graphics & Illustration student you will benefit from:

Your own design space and iMac
Lecturers who are based in your studios Monday to Friday, giving you high quality one-to-one time
Guest speakers offering one-to-one advice, helping you to build industry contacts
Small group and one-to-one assistance with essay and dissertation writing
3rd year Graduation Show in London for those who successfully complete the course
Access to an in-studio library and photography studios
Access to all the materials you need for Printmaking. We provide you with all of the materials (free of charge) for mono printing, silk screen printing, lino printing and collagraph.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£15,690
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts

Department:

Art and Design

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What students say


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81%
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Graphic arts

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Design studies

Teaching and learning

86%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
81%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
90%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

62%
Library resources
52%
IT resources
71%
Course specific equipment and facilities
62%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

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