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Art, Illustration and Photography

Push the boundaries of creative practice and explore new ways of making and thinking with one of our Art courses.

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Degree Show: Class of 2020

At York St John University Art, Illustration and Photography are about more than a qualification, they a platform for your creative voice.

Experiment and explore new creative avenues on your way to discovering your personal style. We will investigate social and political issues that can influence and inspire your creative work. You will study different theories and learn how you can use them to inform your practice. 

We give you the chance to exhibit your work across the region and beyond so you can start to build a professional creative network. International and local trips let you experience Art, Photography and Illustration in action and gather inspiration from around the world. 


Fine Art BA (Hons)

We believe in pushing the boundaries of creativity, enabling you to explore new ways of making and thinking. Our innovative fine art creative team will support your learning and encourage the pursuit of practice across a dynamic breadth of art forms...

Illustration BA (Hons)

At York St John University we believe in the transformative power of storytelling and visual narratives. Create your unique story by becoming immersed in a world of creative writing, animation and drawing through studying Illustration....

Photography BA (Hons)

Study Photography with us to build your professional skills and explore and challenge contemporary ideas of image making today. Engage with studio practice through traditional and contemporary approaches to image creation and discover your...

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