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Comics and Narrative Practice, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

You'll create original comics and graphic novels and learn how to shape narrative elements and invent signature styles, stories and characters. You'll also meet with top industry practitioners and immerse yourself in the profession, culture and art of comics as you gain practical experience with story pitches, prepress, budgeting and marketing.

Career

Comics and Narrative Practice graduates at Columbus College of Art and Design can go on to work as independent artists, writers, publishers, comics illustrators, colorists, letterers, storyboard artists and character developers for comics, animation, gaming and toys.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Media Illustration 
  • Illustration Markets 
  • Advanced Drawing for Entertainment Design 
  • Comics and Narrative Illustration  

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Academic records (official or unofficial). Educational records from secondary (high) school and college/university, if applicable, must be submitted in English or accompanied by an official English translation. CCAD requires a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Please contact us if your GPA does not meet the minimum requirement and you’d still like to apply. If you are admitted to CCAD, you will need to submit official (signed and sealed) copies of all of your transcripts before you begin classes.
  • A photocopy of your current passport photo identification page.
  • Proof of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Columbus

  • 940 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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