Fine Arts Course in Comics Design – Masters
  • Course Duration3-4 Years
  • Universities LocationUSA, UK, Canada and Australia

Course Overview

This course will give you a comprehension of the comics’ medium and the comics business, and their connection to various kinds of genres, societies, and different media. You will be urged to contemplate these thoughts, and to welcome the significance of relating basic close analysis of style and type of hypothesis, setting, legislative issues and history.

You can likewise work on making comics from script keeping in touch with thumbnails, pencils, inks, and lettering, shading and generation strategies.

Course Structure

In most universities in USA, UK Australia and Canada there are two teaching semesters, from September to December and from January to March. You’ll study the core modules below, plus your choice of optional modules. This course may typically takes 2 years to complete if you do not choose to drop a year.

Core Modules for Masters in Literature

  • Critical Approaches to Comics and Graphic Novels
  • International Comics Cultures
  • Dissertation

Core Modules for Master in Design

  • Creating Comics
  • Comics Production
  • Major Project

Optional modules (shared between both courses)

  • Critical Approaches to Comics and Graphic Novels
  • International Comics Cultures
  • Creating Comics
  • Comics Production
  • Comics and Film
  • Science Fiction Comics
  • Autobiographix: Documentary and Autobiographical Comics

Entry Requirements

You need to have a 2:1 honors degree in Humanities, Art and Design or a related discipline. On the off chance that your scholarly education does not meet university’s prerequisites but you have broad experience or work in related field then the Course Director would be intrigued to consider your application.

For the MDes, you’ll have to present an arrangement of up to 15 relevant still pictures, ideally comic pages, consecutive craftsmanship, character plans or conceptual art.

Exams to appear in: If you are a foreign student you need to appear in Graduate Record Examination and TOEFL ( if you are from Non-English Speaking country ).

Course Progress

Various strategies are utilized, including: small group gathering balanced educating, direct review, courses, instructional exercises, presentations, welcomed speakers and examination, workshops, functional classes and exhibits.

The appraisal strategies utilized as a part of this course incorporate week by week diaries, presentations; papers and tasks. A portion of the modules of choice incorporates evaluation of inventive work.

Papers and activities are managed to guarantee congruity, and this will furnish you with the chance to chip away at a territory of comics study or subject of your choice.

Career Options

This course opens doors for anybody intrigued to work in the field of comics. You will likewise meet numerous industry experts amid the course, and have the opportunity to make significant associations. Students taking up this program may likewise seek careers, like work in the media, or in the innovative businesses or publishing. They can choose from careers written below:

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