Date of entry

September 2022


A variety of teaching methods are used, including:

  • small group teaching
  • one-to-one teaching
  • supervised study
  • seminars, tutorials
  • presentations
  • invited speakers and discussion groups
  • lectures, workshops
  • practical classes
  • demonstrations

Our staff are involved in researching and making comics, and organise major comics conferences. The peer-reviewed journal Studies in Comics is also edited here.


The assessment methods used in this course include :

  • essays
  • creative work (optional)
  • weekly journals
  • presentations
  • dissertations
  • projects

Creative work may be submitted for some assessments, but the course does not assume or require any creative skills.

Dissertations and projects are supervised on a one-to-one basis giving you the opportunity to work on an area of comics study or creation of your own choosing (subject to approval by the tutor).

Optional Modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

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