MA Illustration

Ravensbourne University London

MA Illustration

Why study this Illustration master's degree?

  1. Embrace the natural storyteller in you
  2. Explore cutting-edge storytelling and narrative methods
  3. Augment your understanding of immersive illustration technologies
  4. Supercharge your illustration business
  5. Tap into exceptional industry connections
  6. Study in a stunning new building in London's Design District
  7. Be a legacy-maker for The Institute of Creativity and Technology

Throughout your MA Illustration course in London, you will explore the roles of illustration today and its wide-ranging professional applications moving forward. You will experiment across narrative and storytelling methods, which will enable you to present and reposition information in a strategic, accessible and engaging fashion. 

You will examine complex knowledge, data and information and bring it to life with empathy, which will free you to tell stories that need to be told and ensure that no message is lost in translation. 

Entry Requirements

  • In order to be eligible for a course, you will need to be a competent speaker and writer of English. This applies if you are from the European Union (EU) or a country outside the EU.
  • You need to provide us with an IELTS or equivalent English language qualification, which demonstrates a minimum of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub test) or CEFR Level B2 in each component.

Career Prospects

As it crosses so many creative boundaries, there are unparalleled opportunities for contemporary illustrators to work with time-based, sequential and narrative forms including graphic design, advertising and publishing, fashion and product design, animation and games design.

You will be part of a diverse community of creatives, working collaboratively to explore new professional practices. Ravensbourne have strong industry links with a range of high-profile companies, including: Apple, Barclays, the BBC, European Space Agency, Marks & Spencer, Museum of London, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Samsung and many more.

Course Details

Key study topics:

  • How creative narrative and storytelling methods can be used to make complex information accessible
  • Expanded models of professional illustration, including collaborative, interdisciplinary, facilitation and commercial practices
  • The use of illustration to foster community, facilitate dialogue, witness and document human experience and knowledge
  • Illustration as a distinctive empathetic, intersubjective communication discipline operating with specific behaviours, mechanisms and principles
  • The expansive application of illustration to communicate and transfer knowledge across disciplines and professional fields, with an emphasis on social practice
  • How to develop your creative practice with exposure to different methods of traditional and digital illustration and physical production
  • Explore storytelling techniques using immersive technologies to engage mass audiences
  • Experiment with how narratives can be told across media and platforms in linear, nonlinear, interactive, participatory and immersive ways

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