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Graphic Storytelling

Bachelor of Graphic Storytelling, 240 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Viborg
Duration 4 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7087 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.animwork.dk/en/graphic_storytelling.asp

Description

Our Bachelor Program in Graphic Storytelling consists of a number of program elements (modules/projects) in a number of core areas:
  • Basic drawing skills
  • Visualization - drawing for comics
  • Manuscript and classic storytelling 
  • Layout and style (comics) 
  • Transmedia Storytelling
  • Universe development 
  • Productions planning 
  • Media techniques and technology
  • Computer based tools
  • Project management and creative processes
  • Entrepreneurship and industry knowledge
  • Artwork analysis
  • Multidisciplinary approach 
  • Communication 
  • Optional program elements 
  • Internship
  • The Bachelor project
The first year of the programme mainly consists of the craftsmanship- and art-related subjects, like drawing and sequential storytelling. They are the most fundamental subjects, therefore they will continue through the first three years of the programme.

At the second year of the education the more advanced subjects like production techniques and entrepreneurship will be taught.
  
The third year of the programme contains the optional subjects and the fourth and last year the internship and Bachelor’s project.

Career Opportunities  

The Graphic Storytelling programme prepares you for a career within publishing, newspaper, movie, media, game and advertising businesses. Examples of future career options are: 
  • Self-employed comic book creator either as freelance or in your own company, 
  • Developer of visual concepts and graphic universes for publishing, movies, TV, cross media and games, 
  • Artist in specialized fields of comic book production: Inker, colorist, storyboard artist etc., 
  • Commercial comic book artist for advertising, media agencies etc., 
  • Positions within the businesses around the comic book industry, for instance editor, comic book writer, illustrator or teacher

About the Degree

Graphic Storytelling is for people wishing to learn how to create graphic stories and universes at the highest level. The program teaches you all the areas of working with graphic storytelling: drawing, sequential storytelling, layout, scripting, story boarding for films, cross media and developing original graphic universes.

Admission  

There are various requirements for Graphic Storytelling that includes a portfolio and a letter of intention. Read more about the requirements

All international, non-native English speakers must send an English language test certificate from IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge or other tests of an equivalent standard. 

All Danish students must complete English at a B-level according to the level system in Danish secondary schools or equivalent proof of English skills.

General requirements in English language (corresponding to Danish B-level):
IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL Internet-based - 80
TOEFL Computer-based - 213
TOEFL Paper-based - 550
Cambridge test - CAE
TOEIC test - 700


Apply through the national electronic admission system, optagelse.dk with all relevant documentation.
Read more about applying via optagelse.dk

If you need further assistance with the application procedure please contact the academy.
Note that you can also apply through one of the institute's agents and representatives

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact [your institution] directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://en.fivu.dk/recognition
 

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en   

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
   

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



Autumn 2015 - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Apr 15
Start date
Sep 01

Campus Viborg

Description

This campus was opened in the summer of 2010 and houses programmes within the fields of health, pedagogy and animation. The majority of the programmes are taught in Danish, but the Faculty of Health Sciences offers an international module in nursing which is taught in English.Students: 2,150 +International students: 60 +Employees: 190

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