The BA (Hons) Fashion Illustration course is situated in the School of Media and Communication, and prepares students for a career in fashion illustration and related fields through the exploration of a wide range of traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing and image creation. You will develop your drawing skills and experiment with different media, and have the opportunity to learn a wide range of illustration, graphic and visual communication skills, together with the academic, professional and business skills necessary to succeed in the contemporary creative industries. The specialist curriculum is underpinned by drawing, and this is enhanced by digital technology, photography, moving image and animation. You will learn research skills, both academic and visual, and will develop your own personal visual language, as well as writing a dissertation in the final year. The course provides students with opportunities for first hand experience of the industry through industry projects, placements and work experience. Recent live projects have been with Procter and Gamble, TIGI (Toni and Guy), Biba and the National Gallery. Students have participated in a number of national competitions, including involvement with the charities Orchid, Jeans for Genes and Just A Drop.