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Costume Construction BA (Hons)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Coleg y Cymoedd (Nantgarw)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Costume Construction course at Coleg y Cymoedd is delivered in partnership with the University of South Wales and is taught at the Nantgarw Campus. This course introduces students to the study of costume within historical and contemporary context with the acquisition of specialist skills such as pattern cutting, garment construction and surface embellishment.You will need creative flair and an ability to use your design knowledge and creative skills to interpret ideas. The study of costume within its historical or contemporary context is an integral part of the course and research into period costume will provide reference and aid throughout the interpretative process. The acquisition of specialist skills such as pattern cutting, garment construction and surface embellishment will equip you with the essential knowledge needed to begin the process of costume construction. Specialist areas such as corsetry and tailoring, will be introduced throughout the course extending and enriching your expertise. The course will offer you an insight into the professional world of film and theatre with external industrial visits and work placement opportunities across a broad range of film / theatre companies nationwide. This will provide you with the experience of applying skills and knowledge and working both within a team and independently in a professional environment.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 37 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    102 63%

    28th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    26th

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