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Illustration Animation BA(Hons): Entry requirements

Entry requirements for 2019

Typical offer

  • The preferred entry route for this course is for applicants to be taking a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, or the recognised equivalent.
  • Applicants will need a minimum of 112 tariff points from recognised level 3 qualifications.

Plus GCSE candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A*C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading). Key Skills Level 2 may be used in lieu of GCSE English and Maths.

Offers will be made on the basis of your UCAS application, portfolio of work and interview for selected applicants.

For help in preparing your portfolio see our short courses Portfolio Preparation Short Course and Portfolio Preparation Summer Workshop.

For those who would like to follow a short summer course as an introduction to illustration and animation, and in particular, for students who are thinking of making an application to a degree or foundation course see our Observational Short Course.

Portfolio

You will be notified by email giving you advice about your portfolio, once we have received your application. Read our portfolio guidance to find out more. 

Mature applicants

We welcome applications from mature students (aged over 21) who can demonstrate, through portfolio/written work and relevant experience, that they have developed cognitive and technical skills through their life experiences.

Widening participation – every route counts

We are keen to hear from all applicants who are passionate about their subject and whose previous qualifications have adequately prepared them to succeed at degree level. Applicants may also apply if they hold relevant level 3 qualifications, such as A-levels, BTECs, 14-19 Diplomas, IB etc.

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no element below 5.5. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from one of the recognised Majority English Speaking Countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

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This course is taught at Kingston School of Art at River House

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This course is taught at Kingston School of Art at River House

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