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Scientific Illustration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Glenside, PA, United States
From the Higgs particle to anaerobic respiration, scientific illustrators explain how things work. They create illustrations for textbooks, mobile apps, interactive infographics, and much more. Healthcare companies, museums and publishers all rely on skilled scientific illustrators to communicate complex ideas. 
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Overview

  • Arcadia University’s Scientific Illustration program will prepare you for a career as a scientific illustrator. It will fuse your interest in science with your drawing and graphic design skills.
What to Expect:
  • Hands-on learning in a well-respected, innovative biology department
  • Studio art courses covering traditional and digital illustration techniques
  • Internship opportunities at studios, research institutions, hospitals and zoos
  • Chances to study at top universities around the world
  • Developing a portfolio to showcase your work to prospective employers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Illustration I (Children's Book Illustration)
  • Graphic Design I (Typography)
  • Digital Imaging I
  • Advanced Drawing
  • Figure Drawing
  • Senior Studio

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts. Official High School Transcripts (in English )
  • Test Scores. International students must submit either SAT/ACT or Proof of English language proficiency
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Declaration of Financial Support.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Glenside

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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