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BA (Hons) Illustration

Start Date: 12th September 2022

Newcastle College Digital Arts 8
  • Length 3 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

BA (Hons) Illustration (awarded by NCG)

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More about the course

Study this illustration degree and you'll learn practical techniques to develop your practice beyond drawing, including paint and print. You will consider how to use your illustrations in a creative setting, as well as how to apply them in a commercial space such as an advertising campaign.

You will be highly creative, a story teller and be passionate about drawing and illustration. You will want to see your ideas as a finished product and provide working solutions to conceptual problems.

You'll study topics such as character design, commercial illustration and developing a narrative, all from tutors who've worked in the industry on both a commissioned and freelance basis. 

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Daily tasks:

  • Directs the arranging of conferences, exhibitions, seminars, etc. to promote the image of a product, service or organisation.
  • Stays abreast of changes in media, readership or viewing figures and advertising rates.
  • Reviews and revises campaign strategy in light of sales figures, surveys, etc. and takes appropriate corrective measures if necessary.
  • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and economical way.
  • Defines target group and implements strategy through appropriate media planning work.
  • Liaises with client to discuss product/service to be marketed and develops the most appropriate strategy to deliver the objectives.

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Daily tasks:

  • Arranges conferences, exhibitions, seminars, etc. to promote the image of a product, service or organisation.
  • Stays abreast of changes in media, readership or viewing figures and advertising rates.
  • Reviews and revises campaign in light of sales figures, surveys, etc..
  • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and economical way.
  • Liaises with client to discuss product/service to be marketed, defines target group and assesses the suitability of various media.

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Daily tasks:

  • Liaises with production staff in checking final proof copies immediately prior to printing.
  • Selects material for broadcast or publication, checks style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arranges for any necessary revisions.
  • Writes articles and features and submits draft manuscripts to newspaper, magazine, periodical or programme editor.
  • Determines subject matter and undertakes research by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances etc..

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