What will I learn?

Applicants should meet the following criteria:UCAS POINTS Minimum of 160 UCAS points from one of the following:- BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in an appropriate subject- A Levels – at least 140 points from A2 Levels (including a relevant subject)- Foundation Studies Diploma in Art & Design/Media- Access Diploma in related subject- An equivalent overseas qualification together with a proven ability in spoken and written English (IELTS 6 overall - an overall score of 6.0 is required for all the sub-skills elements, with a minimum score of 6.0 or above for the writing element) Mature students without formal qualifications but with relevant experience are encouraged to apply.It is strongly advised that all Higher Education applicants will have successfully achieved an A*- C grade in both GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent qualification), to enable them to successfully complete their studies at Sussex Coast College Hastings and enhance their future career prospects.

L4 Contextual Studies 1, L4 Graphic Narration, L4 Print & Process, L4 Professional Development, L4 Sequential Narrative, L4 The Challenge of Drawing, L5 Contextual Studies 2, L5 Ideas Through Illustration, L5 Making Your Mark , L5 Personal & Professional Development , L5 Process and Production, L6 Dissertation, L6 Major Project, L6 Professional Development & Progession, L6 Reflect, Refine and Resolve

What could I progress on to?

Once you have graduated from the course you could launch yourself into the industry as a freelance illustrator, gallery curator, illustrate children?s books, train to become a teacher, gain experience as an art technician or study for a Masters degree.Past students have undertaken work placements at Coley Porter Bell an organised Alternative Fashion, an illustration event using paper clothing.

Additional Course Details for 17/18

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  • Course code 19410Y1
    Course name BA (Hons) Visual Communication: Illustration PT Year 1
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Tbc
    Start date 02/10/17
    Duration 30 week (s)

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Sometimes it can be difficult to decide the right level at which to study. The guide below will help you work which level is best for you.

Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
Foundation Degree and Degree Our university courses typically require a relevant level 3 qualification or 120 UCAS points.