• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

This unique course primarily aims to provide progression from the Foundation Degree in Illustration and Concept Art onto level 6 (honours stage) so that you can attain the qualification of BA (Hons). In addition, the course also offers opportunities for students from other Art, Design and Media Foundation Degrees and HND’s, including professionals and practitioners wishing to gain an academic qualification at this level.

Run by a professional team with involvement from industry partners this course offers you great opportunities to work in an inspiring and realistic environment using industry standard equipment and software.

If you have a burning passion for creative work which embraces both traditional and digital technologies and want to develop your skills towards employment then Doncaster is the place to be.

This course is a perfect progression route from our FdA Illustration and Concept Art course.

Level
Level 6
Duration
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
UCAS Code
WW26
Please note: our institute and UCAS codes have changed. Please see further information on our how to apply page.
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course is structured to enable you to pursue a career in concept art, character development, children’s book illustration, technical and information illustration, digital illustration, general illustration and animation to develop and realise creative, practical, intellectual and transferable skills within the following modules:

  • Portfolio Development & Promotion
  • Major Project Research & Development
  • Major Project Realisation
  • Dissertation

All of the above can be aligned to your own specialist area of interest.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • Foundation Degree Illustration and Concept Art – 240 CATS points
  • Foundation Degree/HND in relevant area such as illustration, animation or graphic design
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.

If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview with a portfolio of design related work to demonstrate your ability and suitability for the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • Foundation Degree Illustration and Concept Art – 240 CATS points
  • Foundation Degree/HND in relevant area such as illustration, animation or graphic design
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.

If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview with a portfolio of design related work to demonstrate your ability and suitability for the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course full-time, you need to do so via Ucas. To apply for it part-time, you need to fill in an application form.

Ucas Code: WW26

Provider Name: DN Colleges Group

Institution Code: N64

Campus Code: D

Click here for Application Information