Children's Book Illustration and Graphic Novels MA

Middlesex University
En London (Inglaterra)

£ 7.200 - ($ 133.094)
IVA inc.

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  • Master
  • London (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    1 Year
  • Cuándo:

This practice and research based programme will enable you to explore and develop your interest and skill in all forms of narrative and sequential illustration. The programme provides a lively and creative atmosphere in which you may produce your own children's book, graphic novel or illustrated text using our extensive facilities, supported by a variety of highly experienced staff and professionals including publishers, editors and successful practitioners in the field.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

This is a highly practical course that aims to give students the very best opportunity to publish in these fields. The course is staffed by practising illustrators with rich and varied experience in these fields and invaluable insight into all aspects of publishing. The course will draw on the advice and expertise of visiting publishers, writers, editors, designers and art directors offering the best possible opportunity into the seemingly impenetrable world of publishing, narratives and children's books.

Middlesex University offers superb facilities, including our exceptional printmaking rooms offering silk screen, litho, mono print, wood and lino cutting, etching and dry point options. Students will have access to our state of the art reprographic department, where dummy books and sample illustrations may be printed to the highest professional quality. In addition, we offer practical bookbinding expertise and instruction, enabling students to produce illustrated material to the highest presentation standard.

Requisitos: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions The application is just the first step in our selection process; we also invite you to an interview and review your portfolio of art and design work. We've put together some simple notes to help you prepare: Your portfolio Be selective about the work you show while continuing to show a range of skills and ability Show mostly recent work that you are most proud of Consider how to present your work and the impression the overall look of your portfolio will have on the viewer We like to see...


Dónde se enseña y en qué fechas

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The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

Critical Debates
Advanced Research
co editions
book fairs
book fairs


Taught by practitioners with extensive experience in children’s books, graphic novels and illustrated stories and utilising an impressive list of specialists from all areas of publishing, the course is divided into three terms (if studied full time).

Each module is designed to be flexible, allowing you to bring your own specific interests to the course work while developing and expanding your visual language and understanding of the requirements and demands of successfully seeing through the activity of writing, illustrating and preparing a text for publication. Additional time will be spent looking at the available avenues and opportunities for publishing, including co editions, book fairs (a dominant and crucial factor in successful publishing), self publishing and the international publishing market.

Your skills, knowledge and understanding will be entirely assessed by coursework including practical projects, oral presentations and supporting written work. There are no exams.
Developing Practice Term 1
Critical Debates Term 1
Pen to Paper Term 2
Advanced Research Term 2
Major Project Term 3

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£12,500 per year