Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
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 cons in London and Leeds, 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 event is forming a link 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
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|