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Illustration BA Hons

Creative Arts and Design and Design Studies at

Ulster University

STUDY MODE

Full-Time

LENGTH

3 years course

LEARNING

On Campus

PLACEMENT YEAR

Not Available

YEAR ABROAD

Not Available

FOUNDATION YEAR

Yes

Illustration BA Hons

BA Hons Illustration at Ulster will introduce you to a huge range of highly experimental creative practices and skills. We encourage risk-taking and individuality to help you develop your own visual language

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What you will need to do

Apply by 29 Jan
Submit a portfolio

What you won’t need to do

Audition for a Place
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Pass an entry test

Points of entry for Illustration BA Hons

Year 1

Entry requirements for Creative Arts and Design and Design Studies at Ulster University

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