Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The course provides the student with basic knowledge and skills in making comic art. The student understands the working process of comic art and is able to independently produce comic art stories. The student learns to use common tools in comic art, and basics of writing and storytelling.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 07.09.2020 - 04.11.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Matti Hagelberg, Marja Nurminen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Matti Hagelberg

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The working process of comics and typical working tools, orientations of contemporary comic art, methods of storytelling. Preconditions and premises of writing. The significance of perception.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The main working methods during the course are guided and independent work, group discussions and critiques. Themed lectures and presentations of comic artists.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact teaching 64 h, independent work 98 h.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Sarjakuvailmaisu I

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption