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MDes Comics



Be part of a vibrant and creative community of commercial artists


high-quality production prototypes to pitch to the publishing industry


in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)


Year of entry: 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 4 YRS (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

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 competitions


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