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Creative Arts & Design

Illustration - BA (Hons)

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Tuition fees per year
    12,900 GBP
  • Language taught in
  • Start date

Program Overview

What the University of Northampton says about their program:
"The BA Illustration at the University of Northampton puts the power of storytelling and visual communication at the heart of what we do.

The course emphasizes the importance of supporting students to develop their own visual language through a range of media and approaches from page to screen, 3D, installation and interaction. Through this holistic program you can experiment and innovate using idea generation and real-world applications to create work with meaning and purpose."

Admissions requirements

We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below.

  • Bachelors degrees

    IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each band (or equivalent), TOEFL iBT 90 overall, CAE Cambridge Assessment English C1 Grade C

  • Masters degrees

    IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in each other band (or equivalent), TOEFL iBT 90 overall,

  • Postgraduate research degrees

    IELTS 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each band (or equivalent)


  • An Equivalent to A levels grades BCC/BBC


  • First or Second class honors degree (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - £12,900 per year
  • Graduate tuition - £13,750 per program
  • Estimated living expenses - £9,500 per year

The UON International Scholarship

  • You must hold an offer to study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught program (BA, BSc, BEng, MEng, LLB, Joint Honours, MA, MSc, LLM or MBA).
  • You must have been assessed as an overseas fee payer
  • Average amount

    10% to 30% reduction in fees.

  • You do not have to apply for this scholarship separately from your initial application and you will be informed of the outcome in your offer letter.

UON EU Scholarship 2020

The UON EU Scholarship 2020 is open to applicants from the EU who meet the Eligibility Criteria. UON offers 50 scholarships, each to the value of £3000. Recipients will receive £1,000 per year, paid in two installments, over a maximum of three years.

  • You must hold an offer to study on Year 1 of a full-time undergraduate program (BA, BSc, BEng, MEng, LLB or Joint Honours) in September 2020, and pay a fee of £9,250
  • You must be an EU national and normally reside in an EU country
  • EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for less than five years and do not qualify for a maintenance loan may qualify
  • You must have achieved the equivalent of A-Level grades BBB or above in your high school qualifications

The International Graduate Scholarship

The International Graduate Scholarship offers a 50% fee discount to graduates of the University of Northampton who studied on campus in the UK. This scholarship is available to you if you are wishing to study a Master’s course and have achieved a second class degree from a three or four year Bachelor’s degree or a first-class degree from a one-year Top-Up program. Top Up graduates with a second class degree will be eligible for 30% graduate scholarship.

You do not have to apply for this scholarship separately from your initial application and you will be informed of the outcome in your offer letter.

Visa requirements for University of Northampton

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements