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Comics and Graphic Novels BA (Hons)

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Student rating
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( 4.2) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE W211
**Course overview**: Through our comics, graphic novels and sequential art degree, we aim to produce a new breed of storytellers, each with their own individual, formidable voice. The course covers and caters to all styles of cartooning, from manga to journalism, adventure to Amerimanga, superhero to memoir.Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent. Dr Seuss.Creating comics is more than a job - its a vocation. We live in a golden ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
40th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
95th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
44th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Design Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 70 = 30% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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UCAS Tariff
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Design Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
35%
Graphic Communication
23%
3D Design
18%
Media Studies
15%
Fashion & Textiles
11%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£13,000 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Graphic Arts reviews

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Alana Clemenson
25 Jan 19

Comics and Graphic Novels BA (Hons)

I am currently in my second semester and really are enjoying it, with so much more to learn and get to socialise with...
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Luke
10 Jan 19

Comics and Graphic Novels BA (Hons)

I’m a second year student and the uni is challenging me and bring the best out of myself and making me the person that...

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How Graphic Arts students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 19 reviews

5 star 32%
4 star 48%
3 star 15%
2 star 5%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,171 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 39%
3 star 15%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
Teesside University, Middlesbrough
CompUniGuide ranking
95th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The university has recently invested more than £275m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences. Teesside is investing an additional £300m up to 2026 to further enhance the student experience. Teesside University scored 84% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019 (78% of eligible students responded. If you’re thinking about studying at Teesside University, visit the university’s website to find out more. Teesside University students on Whatuni say: “At Teesside I've had the best University experience. I've had three years growing both academically and personally in a great environment.

Where you'll study

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Borough Road Middlesbrough
Stockton-On-Tees
TS1 3BX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Middlesbrough  0.4 miles away

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