Staffordshire University

Cartoon and Comic Arts Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate

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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

Course details

Modules

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

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W222
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/fees

Provider information

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent
ST4 2DE


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