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Comics and Concept Art (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire

36 months
13450 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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This Comics and Concept Art (Hons) degree at University of Hertfordshire keeps all these career options open plus many more. The design, illustration and storytelling skills you’ll gain are in high demand by the sector. Plus, you’ll learn essential transferable skills in pitching ideas, project management, self-promotion and problem solving. 


What's the course about?

Comics and Concept Art (Hons) at University of Hertfordshire deliver a mix of teaching methods, from project work to software and art-based workshops and lectures. You’ll be assessed on group and individual project work. We’ll ask you to submit portfolio submissions, sketches, storyboards, digital artwork and presentations. Plus, you’ll develop your analytical thinking, critical curiosity and easy writing skills.

What's next for my career?

The digital animation programme prepares you for a range of careers within the industry. These include 2D animator, concept artist, 3D animator, 3D generalist, FX technical director, compositor, environment artist, character artist and a huge variety of roles in between. Our graduates have gone on to work at ILM on Star Wars films, to Epic Games to work on Fortnite, to Blue Zoo to animate cartoon series, and to Sony to work as concept artists.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Progressing Character & Concept Art
  • Creative Project
  • Comics & Professional Practices
  • Moving Visions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • IB - 72 points from a minimum of 2 HL subjects at H4 or above (with the remaining points to come from a combination of HL, SL and Core). GCSE Maths and English Language at grade 4 (C) or above.
  • BTEC and Access to HE Diploma accepted.
All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications and grades will be considered: 
  • GCSE English language grade 4 or above
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)

Tuition Fee

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    13450 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13450 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
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