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17 Masters Programs in Illustration

A master’s degree is a postgraduate degree that signifies advanced learning in a field of study. For many students, this degree can be earned in 18-24 months. What is a Master in Illustration? One of the most important skills you can have as an artist is the ability to think strategically about using art to tell a story. You will likely learn how to create characters and give them unique per… Read more

A master’s degree is a postgraduate degree that signifies advanced learning in a field of study. For many students, this degree can be earned in 18-24 months.

What is a Master in Illustration? One of the most important skills you can have as an artist is the ability to think strategically about using art to tell a story. You will likely learn how to create characters and give them unique personalities while drawing your audience into the story. Fine art also is within your reach with courses in concepts, composition, contemporary art and more. You can graduate with practical skills in creative drawing using both digital and traditional (such as pen-and-ink) formats.

Earning a Master in Illustration can help you in a variety of personal and professional situations by giving you a voice and the confidence to express your ideas. You will likely learn how to cultivate your creative visions and art techniques and gain leadership skills to use in directing projects. You can also gain valuable presentation skills that are sure to serve you in any career field.

There are many qualified schools offering a Master in Illustration. Education costs depend on the school you choose and where it’s located. For a breakdown of course costs, contact the school directly.

If you’re a gamer, perhaps you’d like to look at games from the other side and help illustrate them. How would you like to draw comic books or be a cartoonist? Storyboard artists are always in demand, whether in ad agencies or Hollywood. Whether digital or print, books will always need a cover designer, or maybe you want to illustrate children’s books. All these careers require illustrative skills.

If you’re ready to explore this career path, there are a variety of schools throughout the world you can attend via Internet-based offerings. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Saint Ives , United Kingdom

Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course.

Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
23 Jan 2021
11 Jan 2021
Online
 
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts
Cambridge , United Kingdom

Our MA Visual Communication: Illustration & Animation course is a broad-based studio programme that offers the freedom to develop your own visual language a strong creativ ... +

Our MA Visual Communication: Illustration & Animation course is a broad-based studio programme that offers the freedom to develop your own visual language a strong creative voice. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Universal Arts School
Los Angeles , USA +1 More

Shaping your dreams. In every film, video game, advertising piece ... concept art is a fundamental piece. All subsequent design is based on this previous work of concept artis ... +

Shaping your dreams. In every film, video game, advertising piece ... concept art is a fundamental piece. All subsequent design is based on this previous work of concept artists and illustrators. Learn to work in the creative field to produce at a professional level any type of work regarding design and Concept Art. Finish the training by presenting a competitive and attractive portfolio, ready for getting a job in the industry. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Spanish
Campus
Online
 

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Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth , United Kingdom

Our MA Illustration programme encourages the development of an individual and distinctive illustrative practice, through an engagement with contemporary approaches, contexts, ... +

Our MA Illustration programme encourages the development of an individual and distinctive illustrative practice, through an engagement with contemporary approaches, contexts, audiences and debates. While contemporary illustration continues to flourish, becoming far more fluid, outward-looking and interdisciplinary in nature, the role of the illustrator encompasses many new possibilities. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester , USA

Collaborating with scientists and physicians, medical illustrators transform complex information into visual images that are used in education, research, patient care, public ... +

Collaborating with scientists and physicians, medical illustrators transform complex information into visual images that are used in education, research, patient care, public relations, legal cases, and marketing efforts. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Maastricht , Netherlands

In this international study programme, you will learn to make accurate visualisations of topics from the clinical, medical and biological domain.

In this international study programme, you will learn to make accurate visualisations of topics from the clinical, medical and biological domain. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Academy of Art University
San Francisco , USA

The MFA in Illustration provides the skills to develop portfolios with samples in Children’s Book, Editorial, Licensing, Package Illustration, Concept Art, Book Covers, Prelim ... +

The MFA in Illustration provides the skills to develop portfolios with samples in Children’s Book, Editorial, Licensing, Package Illustration, Concept Art, Book Covers, Preliminary Art, Advertising, or Institutional Art portfolios. Both representational and stylistic approaches for print and or web are taught. Students graduate with a portfolio created in a personal style and medium of choice that is market appropriate. -
Master
Full-time
6 semesters
English
Campus
Online
 
Arts University Bournemouth - The Graduate School
Poole , United Kingdom

Our MA Illustration course encourages you to question the nature of your practice and its context and position relative to the creative industries. The course allows you to fu ... +

Our MA Illustration course encourages you to question the nature of your practice and its context and position relative to the creative industries. The course allows you to further refine your creative identity, offering a bridge between HE and professional illustration practice. It offers a great opportunity for creative professionals to return to university in order to reflect upon their creative practice and change direction. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Barreira Arte + Diseño
Valencia , Spain

In the Master in Professional Illustration: graphic languages, context and creative applications, considered one of the best in Spain, you will learn about all aspects of the ... +

In the Master in Professional Illustration: graphic languages, context and creative applications, considered one of the best in Spain, you will learn about all aspects of the illustrator profession: practice, technical resources, production, application, and subsequent dissemination and use in the market . -
Master
Part-time
9 months
Spanish
Campus
 
Falmouth University
Falmouth , United Kingdom

Develop your own authorial voice on this unique illustration course. You’ll learn to see your work as an evolving practice, as you challenge and re-evaluate your personal visu ... +

Develop your own authorial voice on this unique illustration course. You’ll learn to see your work as an evolving practice, as you challenge and re-evaluate your personal visual language with the help of experienced practitioners. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
IEBS - Escuela de Negocios de la Innovación y los Emprendedores
Barcelona , Spain

The Postgraduate in Storytelling and Transmedia Narrative aims to train experts who master strategies in transmedia environments, know how to articulate a network of media tha ... +

The Postgraduate in Storytelling and Transmedia Narrative aims to train experts who master strategies in transmedia environments, know how to articulate a network of media that allow developing the narrative and get to offer the best experience to a multichannel consumer, content generator and every time more demanding. -
Master
Part-time
375 hours
Spanish, Spanish (Spain)
Online
 
KASK & Conservatorium / School of Arts Gent
Ghent , Belgium

The School of Arts offers English-language master programmes in the visual arts, audiovisual arts and music. Each year, dozens of foreign students choose the master programmes ... +

The School of Arts offers English-language master programmes in the visual arts, audiovisual arts and music. Each year, dozens of foreign students choose the master programmes of our faculty to continue their studies. The presence of students from different international backgrounds is an enrichment for our educational tradition and provides an added value to the training of foreign master students and Flemish students moving on from the Dutch-language bachelor programmes alike. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
60 hours
English
Campus
 
ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Barcelona , Spain

With the Master in Illustration and Comic you will find your own voice as an illustrator and draftsman, while expanding your capabilities and graphic languages to successfully ... +

With the Master in Illustration and Comic you will find your own voice as an illustrator and draftsman, while expanding your capabilities and graphic languages to successfully respond to the requirements of the professional market. -
Master
Full-time
10 months
Spanish
Campus
 
Royal College of Art
London , United Kingdom

Visual Communication as a discipline is undergoing a major shift in both its vocational positioning and intellectual relevance. At the Royal College of Art, the programme has ... +

Visual Communication as a discipline is undergoing a major shift in both its vocational positioning and intellectual relevance. At the Royal College of Art, the programme has a long history that has radically examined the place of visual communication in relation to culture and society, while championing the importance of an interdisciplinary approach. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Idep Barcelona
Barcelona , Spain

Today, graphic design activity is closely linked to the illustration, since this is a resource within contemporary art, with its own visual language, it empathizes more direct ... +

Today, graphic design activity is closely linked to the illustration, since this is a resource within contemporary art, with its own visual language, it empathizes more directly with the consumer. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 

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