Illustration MA (online)
Key Course Facts
Celebrate the role that illustration plays within a global context and immerse yourself in the diversity of practice that increasingly defines the subject in the 21st century.
Connect, engage and network with your peers on a global level and explore innovative approaches to visual communication. Push creative boundaries and both question and influence new thinking on the subject.
Innovate within the field of illustration and actively contribute to the ongoing evolution of illustration practice as a form of visual communication Join an illustration community that has a long history and reputation at Falmouth, with many graduates being internationally recognised for their work Work towards becoming successfully embedded and connected within the wider visual communication industry.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Illustration MA (online), MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
An honours degree at 2:2 level or above in Illustration or a related subject. If your first language is not English, you'll need to take one of the following tests to verify your proficiency: IELTS - minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening TOEFL iBT (online test) - minimum of 88 overall and at least 21 in all 4 components LanguageCert (online test) - a High Pass from the ESOL B2 Communicator test in reading, writing, speaking and listening (2 parts) We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of Falmouth University in top UK and global rankings.
About Falmouth University
Established in 1902, Falmouth University (FU) is located in the port town of the same name. This university dedicates itself to a variety of subjects related to Design & Art, particularly in the technological sense. Some examples of what to expect here include Games & Computing Courses, Photography, and Film Studies. As Falmouth is located in the famous surfer hotspot of Cornwall, watersport fanatics will quickly find themselves at home. If surfing isn’t for you, you can still enjoy the pristine beaches and the social scene in the surrounding area.
Student composition of Falmouth University
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Comics and Graphic Novels MDes MDes||University of Dundee||-||-||-||£7650||£18150||-||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|Concept Art MA||Teesside University||-||-||-||£5900||£13000||-||Middlesbrough||On campus Full-time|
|Graphics Illustration Photography MDes||Glasgow School of Art||-||-||-||£7920||£19980||-||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Visual Communication: Illustration MA||London Metropolitan University||-||-||-||£1035||£1805||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Comics and Graphic Novels MLitt MLitt||University of Dundee||-||-||-||£7650||£18150||-||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|Design (Illustration) MA||Sheffield Hallam University||-||-||-||£9620||£14895||-||Sheffield||On campus Full-time|
|Comics Studies MArts||University of East Anglia||-||-||-||£7850||£16400||-||Norwich||On campus Full-time|
|Illustration MA||Kingston University||-||-||-||£10260||£18200||-||Kingston upon Thames||On campus Full-time|
|Graphic Novel MA||Leeds Arts University||-||-||-||£9250||£15700||-||Leeds||On campus Full-time|
|Children’s Book Illustration and Graphic Novels MA (PG)||Middlesex University||-||-||-||£8500||£14000||-||London||On campus Full-time|