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Graphic Design (Graphic Illustration), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Our Graphic Design (Graphic Illustration) courses  at University of Suffolk offer you something unique. Unlike other universities we teach both degrees together. So, rather than being tied to one study route, you can be flexible and transfer between courses as you progress.
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Employability is at the heart of our Graphic Design (Graphic Illustration) course offered by University of Suffolk. As well as developing an array range of practical skills, we guide you so you become a creative and critical thinker. 

Our links to more than 40 professional bodies, experts and design practitioners makes for an industry-focused programme, providing you with fantastic networking and placement opportunities. 

For example, students have recently worked on live projects for clients such as The British Red Cross, Suffolk County Council, Ipswich Vision and The Royal Society of Arts. Also, we are more than happy to support you in approaching our industry contacts to arrange practical experience.

Career opportunities

We encourage internships and work placements for all of our students. Thanks to our links with professionals in the industry, we strive to provide you with opportunities to prepare your for life after your degree.

We are proud that many of our graduates find jobs with respected graphic design studios in Suffolk, while others have gone on to work at national organisations and brands including Government Digital Services, FutureGov, Fat Face Clothing, Penguin Random House, The National Theatre, The British Museum and Select Model Management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Digital Interpretations
  • Ideas Generation in Illustration 
  • Exploring Visual Language
  • Typographic Exploration

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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General Requirements

112 UCAS tariff points (or above), BBC (A-Level), DMM (BTEC).

All applicants are required to hold GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above. Applicants who do not hold these qualifications may be considered on an individual basis based upon their overall application and the course applied for.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13330 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13330 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Ipswich

  • 793 - 1510 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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