Comics and Graphic Novels BA (Hons)

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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Course info

UCAS CODE W211
**This course is available for January as well as September entry.****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... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
35th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
92nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
50th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
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 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Employment rate
Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2019

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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%
Mathematics
11%

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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) 17 reviews

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4 star 42%
3 star 17%
2 star 5%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,964 reviews

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3 star 15%
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Teesside University, Middlesbrough
CompUniGuide ranking
92nd
Student rating
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Based on a vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university with a range of courses. The University has over 85 years of teaching experience in areas including digital innovation, forensics, sport and health sciences. In the last few years the University has invested more than £280m in its campus and facilities to ensure you have the best experience possible. The transformation includes a five-storey £20 million teaching building with a 200-seat lecture theatre and flexible learning space, a newly refurbished library, a £2.75m gym and an award-winning Students’ Union. Teesside is known for its exciting mix of industry, culture and striking scenery.

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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