Comic and Concept Art BA (Hons)

This exciting course offers fantastic opportunities for you to develop your strengths as a comic and concept artist and designer. You’ll explore individual interests in commercial, independent or freelance practice within a range of creative careers - from concept art for the film and game industries, to commercial comic art and self-published comics.

You will develop a practical, technical and professional understanding of a range of skills including: design drawing and idea generation for visualisation; visual narrative and visual communication for comic art; and concept development for entertainment design.

You will have opportunities to apply your skills across a range of creative applications including character, environment, prop, mech, vehicle and creature design, visual development, storyboarding, production design, narrative illustration, comics and graphic novels.

Working individually and collaboratively in a studio environment, you will have access to our award-winning facilities including traditional and digital print processes, industry-standard Mac suites, and technical 3D facilities.

Established industry links for work experience, visiting professionals and studio visits combined with live briefs and competitions will give your learning a professional focus.

There are opportunities for peer collaboration, along with professional practitioners and organisations which have included Thought Bubble – the leading comic art festival in Europe, based in Leeds.

You will be supported in developing your own networking, collaboration and employment opportunities in order to establish a range of career options upon graduation.

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
W223 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

112 UCAS points from any combination of A Levels/ Extended Diploma/ Foundation Diploma. One qualification should be in a relevant subject

BBC from 3 A Levels

A minimum of Distinction and 2 Merits (DMM) from an Extended Diploma or a Merit from a UAL Extended Diploma

All applicants aged under 21 must have GCSE English at Grade 4/ Grade C or above

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