University of Derby Illustration

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University of Derby Illustration

University of Derby Illustration, The BA Illustration programme at Derby provides you with creative studio based experiences to encourage you to become an innovative, unique, diverse, and professionally distinctive illustrator. Exploring all aspects of Illustration from visual problem solving, sequential image-making, characterisation, reportage and editorial illustration to 3d image making and animated giffs, gaining the communication skills to thrive in the professional world of contemporary Illustration.

Located in our Illustration studio you will be encouraged to challenge concepts, question, tell visual stories and produce innovative Illustration, responding to the ever changing trends and movements in literature, arts, culture and fashion. You will be introduced to the varied and evolving role of the illustrator as visual interpreter, storyteller, promoter, reporter, author, artist, director and entrepreneur.


  • What You Will Cover

  • Entry Requirements

  • How To Apply

  • Fees and Finance


Course Leader: Richard Levesley
T: 01332 593253 (course leader)
01332 591167 (admissions)
01332 591698 (international)
01332 590500 (general)