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Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design and Construction) BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This specialist design for performance degree focuses equally on developing both your costume design and costume making skills. You’ll learn how to translate your creative ideas into professional costumes for theatre, film and television, dance, opera and other performance areas.You’ll become a versatile designer / maker as a result of developing skills in areas such as corsetry, pattern cutting, tailoring, millinery, costume props, puppetry, fabric knowledge, and print and dye. You’ll also explore visual research, character analysis, contemporary design development and innovative 2D to 3D realisation. Your learning will be enhanced by national or international study trips to exhibitions, events or performances.In Year Three you’ll showcase your work at our Degree Show in Nottingham, with the opportunity to be selected to exhibit at a national show or industry event.The course is accredited by The Textile Institute at Associateship level, reassuring employers that our students graduate with a high standard of professional skills as well as their degree. **Assessment**Assessment is 100% through coursework. You will receive feedback throughout each module and will be awarded a grade.**Employability**Employability is excellent for this course, with 90% of our graduates in employment or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE survey 2016/17).Recent graduates are working as freelance costume designers, trainee costume designers, and wardrobe assistants for a range of theatre, film and television productions. These have included Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book of Mormon, and The Winter’s Tale at the Garrick Theatre, London.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

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    22nd out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    153 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79.0 79%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    155 79%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%



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