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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

With its special focus on comics, this degree will provide you with the technical and creative skills to develop both your illustrative style and flair for storytelling. The programme introduces a broad range of creative skills, from the generation of ideas to their technical production through printmaking, bookbinding, 3D materials, life drawing, traditional and digital media, with an emphasis on drawing and the development of a unique personal style. Students will:• Work with experienced and industry active staff, learn how to write stories, draw comics and produce a professional portfolio• Have opportunities to explore visual sequencing, narrative imagery, anthropomorphism and character development• Gain personal, professional and entrepreneurial skills, learning about the business of working as a freelance artist• Be encouraged to work on live briefs and competitionsKey course features:• You will be part of a vibrant and creative community of commercial artists including children’s book artists, illustrators, animators, game artists and designers.• You will be taught by a teaching team with a broad range of experience working professionally in the comics and illustration industries.• We encourage our students to self-publish and learn how to produce high-quality production prototypes to pitch to the publishing industry through the use of our in-house Bindery.• Our students have won illustration prizes and awards such as the Oxford University Press Illustration competition, the Macmillan Children’s Book competition, the Caldecott Society and D&AD awards and been nominated for prestigious Eisner and Silver Reuben Awards.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 11,750per year

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 86 3

    78th out of 97 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    109 49%

    74th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    62nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    24th

    59

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