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Performance Costume BA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: W451

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our unique programme teaches costume design and costume making. Our curriculum includes character and text analysis, life drawing, textiles, millinery, set design, model making and computer skills. You will be encouraged to be an innovative, individual and adaptable designer and maker. Our programme is highly respected by the industry, demonstrated by our impressive graduate employment rates and the international profile of alumni work. Performance costume designers' ideas can respond to the written and spoken word, music, movement, location or historic period through concept, colour, cut and texture. You will learn to become skilled at producing accurate recreations of costume as well as expressing imaginative flair. Performance costume crosses a range of art forms including theatre, dance, opera, television, film, performance art, music video and installation. We encourage innovative and individual creative responses while balancing a strong craft and technical expertise. We have many links with the film and stage industry providing invaluable work experience for students while you study, giving you the best chance of employment on graduation. Integrated with the practical studio work, Design and Screen Cultures courses provide a contextual and theoretical understanding of the holistic nature of contemporary design.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 28,950per year

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A level : ABB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    170 89%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    74th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.56 71%

    98th

    5

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