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IllustrationCollege Lane Campus
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Location: College Lane Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £13500
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University of Hertfordshire has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Particular emphasis is given to providing you with the skills necessary to further your career an illustrator. The course is designed to help you understand and work within the contemporary industrial environment and particular attention is given to helping you acquire entrepreneurial skills.You will be given the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills in the use of narrative storytelling and its relationship to illustration, as well as illustrative conventions in children's and adult literature, comics and other media.
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An Honours degree (2.2 or above) in a field relevant to the award you want to study. If you do not have a degree, you will need to show you have appropriate professional experience and skills to benefit from the course. We may also be able to take into account accredited prior learning (APL) or accredited prior experiential learning (APEL). If your degree is in a different field, you will need appropriate knowledge, skills or experience in the field you wish to study, or be able to show that you are prepared for intensive new learning. In all cases you will need to demonstrate through a portfolio or interview your preparedness for study at postgraduate level. If English is not your 1st language, you will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Hertfordshire, Graphic design. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
The international student body is on average over 2,000 strong at Hertfordshire. This means there is plenty of help and assistance for international students as well as a good chance of someone from your country already being at the university. The university offers a range of information on the website before students arrive as well as an airport collection service when arriving. There is also the International Student Support team available to help with diverse matters such as immigration and visas, financial guidance and help finding accommodation or work between classes. They run an orientation program from new students as well as English language support services. The Hertfordshire Students Union is the heart of social life at the university. It operates around fifty different clubs and societies ranging from climbing to curry to find something for all tastes. Among the student run media programs is Crush Radio, the first campus radio station in the UK. There are also various facilities operated by the union including their entertainment venue called Forum Hertfordshire, a state of the art venue with clubs, bars, shopping, places to eat and other equipment. They even operate special programs for International Students as well as cultural events and trips. Finally, they also organise annual events such as the Summer Ball to bring everyone together.