Our Cartoon and Comic Arts degree is a unique course that will help you to develop and refine your skills in visual and narrative communication. We will prepare you for an exciting career in a diverse range of areas such as comics, newspapers, graphic novels, editorial design and storyboarding, character design, concept art, animation, advertising and film. You will have the opportunity to visit, network and sell your work at comic coms both nationally and internationally, as well as travel abroad. We have developed a close link with the Cartoon Museum in London and we display work at their institute and hold joint events nationally. The University also boasts its own convention, Stoke Con Trent, which is attended by over 1500 people including industry professionals. The course has links with Erlangen in Germany, which holds its own comic festival, Comic Salon. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Cartoon and Comic Arts
Year 1 (Core): Fundamentals of Cartooning and Comics, Visual Comic Application, Drawing for Illustration and Comics for the 21st Century. Year 2 (Core): Comic Narrative and Art, The Art of Cartoons and Comics, Visual Storytelling and Professional Practice: Cartoon and Comic Arts. Year 3 (Core): Negotiated Programme of Study: Cartoon and Comic Art, Final Negotiated Programme of Study Part: Cartoon and Comic Art, and Research, Analysis and Communication Assignment.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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