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.


After completing the course, the student is familiar with the different forms of comics and understands the impact of form in narration in the art of comics. The student will be able to use what they have learnt in their own visual and narrative expression.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 06.11.2023 - 29.11.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Marja Nurminen, Tukiainen

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Assignments and their critiques. The different forms of comic art are approached through assignments and examples. The course themes include comic strips and writing process of comics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The main working method during the course is guided and independent work, group discussions and critiques.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching 48 h, independent work 114 h.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn II
    2023-2024 Autumn II

    Enrollment :

    Registration for Courses: Sisu.

    Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture:

    Minimum amount of participants is 8 students. Maximum amount of participants is 12 students.