Animation and Illustration

Welcome to Animation and Illustration

Studying animation and illustration with the University of Bolton’s School of the Arts allows you to be guided to develop your own unique visual voice and externalise internal visions through a variety of methods and techniques. This can be achieved through collaboration with a broad range of students and staff with diverse fields of interests, hands-on knowledge of various process methods and fields of expression.

Amongst the work produced by our students are experimental works in print and film, sequential art, editorial illustration, character animation, visual poetry, concept art, model-making, collage, digital image-making and bookmaking (to name a few).


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Courses

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BA (Hons) Animation and Illustration
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

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BA (Hons) Animation and Illustration
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

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MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

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MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

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MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

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MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

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MA Applied and Community Arts (with Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

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MA Arts Management
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

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MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Applied and Community Arts (with Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Arts Management
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Animation and Illustration with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

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Welcome to “Unlocked”

Our virtual show designed to promote and celebrate the creative work that has been produced by students from across the School of the Arts throughout this memorable academic year. Within the confines of lockdown, students have been exceptionally busy and have used their talents and determination to overcome the restrictions of recent months. “Unlocked” captures the huge energy and commitment of our students to creatively reach beyond the barriers behind which they have been living to achieve their goals.

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News

Creative Portfolio for University interviews - Uni of Bolton

Tips for putting together a creative portfolio for university interviews

11 Jan 21

If you’re considering a creative degree such as Art, or Animation and Illustration, you might be asked to show a portfolio of your work when you’re invited to an interview.

For our Animation and Illustration degree at the Unive...

What will you study on Animation and Illustration(Undergraduate)- Uni of Bolton

What will you study on your Animation and Illustration degree?

11 Jan 21

Study an Animation and Illustration degree at the University of Bolton, and you’ll develop the skills to become a professional, visual storyteller.

This is a three-year course (or four with a foundation year), which expertly blen...

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View final-year’s Animation and Illustration show

04 Jan 21

Final year students from across the Animation and Illustration degree at the University of Bolton are taking part in a virtual event to showcase their work.

Along with students from other courses in Bolton School of the Arts, the A...

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Still Not Applied? We Have Art, Design and Media Courses to Inspire

08 Sep 20

Working in graphic design or digital media is one of the most creatively-stimulating and rewarding careers to have. Whether you’re interested in studying Animation and Illustration, our

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What a career in Animation and Illustration looks like

02 Jun 20

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover where your degree...

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What is the Association of Illustrators World Illustration Awards all about?

05 May 20

Every year, the Association of Illustrators (AOI) host the World Illustration Awards (WIA) which celebrates students, recent graduates and working professionals from the industry. The awards have been running for 45 years and have been a...

Testimonials

Diogo Cambrian Carneiro

Animation and Illustration | 2019

"I want to work as a background designer in animation and I think this was really the best course for me. It has allowed me to experiment and to do projects I would’ve never started without having a tutor encouraging and guiding me."

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Tina Mistry

Animation and Illustration | 2019

"Animation & Illustration is a course that will introduce you to the subject in a way that is suitable for both beginners and experienced artists."

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Poppy May

Animation and Illustration | 2019

"I enjoy getting to meet with other creative people and being in a positive environment where you can get inspiration and support from peers and tutors."

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Jessica Bernadette Hornby

Animation and Illustration | 2019

"I love my class and my teachers; my work has flourished and evolved thanks to the feedback I’ve received along the way and the interesting briefs we’ve been given."

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