Illustration Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Staffordshire University 81% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 124 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 81% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 124 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 81% 8% 8% £9250 £14000 124 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 81% 8% 8% £6415 £9930 124 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Glasgow School of Art 81% 8% 8% £7920 £19980 124 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 81% 8% 8% £8500 £14000 124 London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 81% 8% 8% £1035 £1805 124 London On campus Part-time
Kingston University 81% 8% 8% £10260 £18200 124 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Teesside University 81% 8% 8% £5900 £13000 124 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 81% 8% 8% £8405 £15685 124 Bath On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 81% 8% 8% £10400 £17000 124 London On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 81% 8% 8% £9250 £15500 124 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Ulster University 88% 0% 4% £9250 £15360 140 Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 48% 0% 5% £9250 £19500 172 Dundee On campus Full-time
York St John University 41% 10% 11% £9250 £12750 116 York On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 72% 5% 7% £9250 £15900 141 Norwich On campus Full-time
Plymouth College of Art 50% 8% 15% £9250 £15500 143 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Teesside University 85% 3% 20% £9250 £13000 112 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 63% 5% 20% £9250 £10500 152 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 61% 5% 5% £9250 £11000 204 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Derby 53% 5% 10% £9250 £14045 106 Derby On campus Full-time
University of Derby 53% 5% 10% £9250 £14045 106 Derby On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 72% 5% 7% £9250 £15900 141 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 75% 0% 5% £9250 £15000 97 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 51% 5% 9% £9250 £13842 153 Brighton On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 81% 0% 0% £9250 £14000 125 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 78% 5% 20% £9250 £14250 138 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 100% 0% 5% £9250 £14000 116 London On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 58% 5% 15% £9250 £14750 126 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 68% 10% 0% £9250 £15900 156 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 50% 3% 10% £9250 £15000 138 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 78% 0% 15% £9250 £13100 104 Worcester On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 78% 5% 20% £9250 £14250 138 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 61% 5% 5% £9250 £16100 204 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 63% 15% 10% £9000 £13000 128 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 27% 5% 30% £9250 £13200 86 Luton On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 58% 0% 8% £9250 £14415 126 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 78% 0% 10% £9250 £13100 134 Worcester On campus Full-time
Kingston University 72% 4% 4% £9250 £9250 194 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 87% 5% 0% £9250 £14598 97 Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 69% 0% 6% £9250 £14400 146 London On campus Full-time
University of West London 74% 0% 20% £9250 £13250 82 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 78% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 105 Worcester On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 85% 0% 10% £9250 £13800 113 Southampton On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 81% 5% 5% £9250 £13200 135 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 69% 0% 6% £9250 £14400 146 London On campus Full-time
Leeds Arts University 65% 0% 3% £9250 £15800 174 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 80% 10% 20% £9250 £13000 119 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Teesside University 85% 3% 20% £9250 £13000 112 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 78% 0% 10% £9250 £13100 116 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 63% 5% 20% £6000 £7500 152 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 78% 5% 20% £9250 £14250 138 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 36% 7% 0% £9250 £16500 114 London On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 76% 0% 10% £9250 £14700 144 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 58% 0% 8% £9250 £14415 126 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 76% 0% 10% £9250 £14700 144 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 83% 0% 15% £9250 £13100 103 Worcester On campus Full-time
Arts University Bournemouth 79% 5% 9% £9250 £16950 166 Poole On campus Full-time
Leeds Arts University 77% 4% 7% £9250 £15800 140 Leeds On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 68% 3% 8% £9250 £14750 121 Leicester On campus Full-time
Teesside University 100% 0% 5% £9250 £13000 95 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 80% 0% 5% £9250 £14000 119 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Teesside University 100% 0% 5% £9250 £13000 95 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Teesside University 79% 7% 9% £9250 £13000 157 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Yeovil College - - 20% £7285 - - Yeovil On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 81% 8% 8% - - 124 London On campus Part-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 81% 8% 8% £1200 - 124 Cardiff On campus Part-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Manchester On campus Part-time
York St John University 81% 8% 8% - - 124 York On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Hatfield On campus Part-time
University of Brighton 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Brighton On campus Part-time
Anglia Ruskin University 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 81% 8% 8% £785 - 124 Preston On campus Part-time
Plymouth College of Art 81% 8% 8% £4500 - 124 Plymouth On campus Part-time
Coventry University 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Coventry On campus Part-time
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 81% 8% 8% - - 124 Falmouth On campus Part-time
South Thames College 81% 8% 8% £5100 - 124 London On campus Full-time
Morley College 93% 15% 10% £6165 - - London On campus Full-time
South Thames College 93% 15% 10% £5100 - - London On campus Full-time
Petroc - - 25% - - - Barnstaple On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 73% - 15% £7500 £12300 - Pontypridd On campus Full-time
South Devon College 71% - 10% £8400 - - Paignton On campus Full-time
Trafford College - 10% 5% £6995 - - Altrincham On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 70% - 30% £7400 - - Doncaster On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 67% - 10% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Hull College 56% - 30% £7500 - - Hull On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 10% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £17110 110 London On campus Full-time
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 71% - 5% £8390 - - Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Bolton - - - - - - Bolton On campus Part-time
University of East London 53% - 16% £9250 £13080 87 London On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 52% - 5% £9250 £30400 158 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College 48% - 20% £8750 - - Blackpool On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 80% 10% 20% £6935 - 119 Sunderland On campus Part-time
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education 86% 5% 25% £8000 - - Southend-on-Sea On campus Full-time
The Northern School of Art 62% 25% 30% £9250 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts 84% 20% 17% £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 85% 5% 10% £9250 - 115 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
East Sussex College 69% - 15% £7995 £9000 - Eastbourne On campus Full-time
Coventry University 75% 3% 4% - - 124 Coventry On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 66% 5% 10% - - 137 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 79% 5% 8% £9250 - 125 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts 84% 20% 17% £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 86% - 0% £9250 - 137 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 85% 5% 10% £9250 - 115 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 82% 4% 7% - - 129 Bristol On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 81% 5% 5% £9250 - 135 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 96% 0% 5% £9250 - 144 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 79% 2% 6% - - 138 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 74% 5% 5% - - 141 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 81% 5% 5% £9250 - 135 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Futureworks 94% 5% 5% £9250 - 126 Salford On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 70% 5% 15% - - 138 Northampton On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 70% 5% 15% £9250 - 138 Northampton On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 79% 5% 15% £9250 - 121 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 66% 5% 10% - - 137 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Newcastle College 33% - 10% £9000 - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Farnborough College of Technology 80% 0% 20% £8000 £9250 - Farnborough On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £17110 110 London On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 66% 5% 10% - - 137 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of East London 53% - 16% £9250 £13080 87 London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £17110 110 London On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 73% 3% 7% - - 106 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of East London 53% - 16% £9250 £13080 87 London On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 66% 5% 10% - - 137 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 10% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 67% 1% 11% - - 146 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 42% - 3% £9250 - 135 London On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 70% 2% 5% - - 145 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Oldham College 70% 2% 5% £7500 - 145 Oldham On campus Full-time
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts 85% - 35% - - 97 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 66% 5% 10% - - 137 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 81% 5% 11% £9250 - 98 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Wirral Met College 67% - 5% £7790 - - Birkenhead On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 77% - 10% £9250 £46600 112 Bolton On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 79% 5% 8% £9250 - 125 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 82% 4% 7% - - 129 Bristol On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 82% 4% 7% - - 129 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 67% 1% 11% - - 146 Manchester On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts 84% 20% 15% £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
University of East London 53% - 16% £9250 £13080 87 London On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 70% 2% 5% - - 145 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 78% 0% 10% £7400 - 116 Doncaster On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 79% 5% 15% £9250 - 121 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts 84% 20% 15% £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 56% - 2% £9250 - 138 London On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 64% - 3% £9250 - 143 London On campus Full-time
Leeds City College - - 15% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
The City of Liverpool College - - 15% £8410 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 76% - 19% £9250 £17110 110 London On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 76% - 19% £7570 £9270 110 Oxford On campus Full-time
Leeds City College - - 20% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Dundee - - 20% £7650 £18150 - Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Dundee - - 20% £7650 £18150 - Dundee On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - - 20% £9000 - - Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia - - 20% £7850 £16400 - Norwich On campus Full-time
Teesside University - - 20% £5900 £13000 - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Leeds Arts University - - 20% £9250 £15700 - Leeds On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 42% - 6% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 42% - 6% - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 10% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 88% 0% 10% - - 122 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 68% 3% 8% - - 121 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 10% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 88% 0% 10% - - 122 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 10% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 88% 0% 10% - - 122 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 88% 0% 10% - - 122 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 58% 10% 14% - - 138 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 88% 0% 10% £9000 - 122 Wrexham On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
69 /100
55699 students of Illustration in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Illustration

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20069 £19085 £22483
25-75 percentile range £18040 - £23109 £14127 - £23631 £16588 - £28471

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19868 £19940 £23703
25-75 percentile range £17609 - £22606 £15062 - £24399 £17630 - £29513

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Illustration

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Illustration who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Illustration

  • Animated Commercials
  • Television/Film Industries
  • Advertising and Marketing Agencies
  • Publishers
  • Graphic and Web Design Companies

Specialisations within Illustration

  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Animation
  • Advertising
  • Design Management
  • Communication Management

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Illustration who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Illustration (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University

30% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
20% Sales occupations
20% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Elementary occupations
5% Design occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Illustration

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Illustration studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Design - MDes
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) - BDes (Hons)
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Master of Letters - MLitt
  • Master in Arts - MArts

Comics and Graphic Novels at Teesside University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 5 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Illustration was £20069 15 months after graduation, £19085 3 years after graduation and £22483 5 years after graduation.