Costume Archives - Arts University Bournemouth

Performance Design and Film Costume

This course will start in September 2020 and was previously part of BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design.

Recognised as a centre of excellence, the BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize (2016-18) for its ‘distinguished degree-level education in costume design for the UK’s leading creative industries’. Two separate courses have now been created to enable an earlier pathway choice into chosen specialisms, mirroring industry; BA (Hons) Costume and BA (Hons) Performance Design and Film Costume.

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What you’ll study

Although the course focuses on costume for shows, films and new performance disciplines, the skills you learn will prepare you for a wide range of other careers.

Costume is a diverse and demanding subject – you need to be interested in art, design and all genres of theatre and film. You’ll discover how to create whole new worlds on this exciting and creative course. As well as technical skill, you’ll learn that great costume production depends on your ability to interpret ideas.

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Costume

This course will start in September 2020 and was previously part of BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design.

Recognised as a centre of excellence, the BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize (2016-18) for its ‘distinguished degree-level education in costume design for the UK’s leading creative industries’. Two separate courses have now been created to enable an earlier pathway choice into chosen specialisms, mirroring industry; BA (Hons) Costume and BA (Hons) Performance Design and Film Costume.

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Womenswear Top & Skirt

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own clothes? If the answer is ‘Yes’, then this course will be suitably fitting for you!

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Fashion

This dynamic course gives you the skills needed for a career in the fast-moving world of 21st-century fashion.

Our graduating Fashion students scooped seven awards at Graduate Fashion Week 2018 – including the Graduate Fashion Week Gold Award.

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Make-up for Media and Performance

Spectacular make-up and dramatic special effects can transform a production. Recent graduates have gone on to work on Coronation StreetPirates of the CaribbeanPANCinderella and James Bond.

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Textiles

‘Made in Britain’ is a label sought after throughout the world. The UK textile industry offers graduates an opportunity to work with businesses that range from fashion to interiors.

This course is perfect for you if you have a love of colour, pattern, texture, fabric, materials, surface design, making, decorative drawing, decoration, constructing, manipulating, and practical engagement.

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