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Performance Design and Film Costume

Discover how to create whole new worlds on this exciting course: design costumes and sets for plays, films and events.

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Reason to study

This course was previously part of the BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design which was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its ‘distinguished degree-level education in costume design for the UK’s leading creative industries’.

Career destinations

This course offers a variety of career destinations, but most notably roles in film and theatre. Our graduates can be found working for international companies like BBC, Channel 4, Pinewood Studios and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Where will this course take you?

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Our Alumni have gone on to design set and costume for theatres and costume for film studios all over the world. They’re employed at some of the most prestigious organisations in the UK and internationally.

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What Our Graduates Are Doing

Our graduates go on to work in a variety of different roles all over the world. You might find them as set and costume designers, supervisors and assistants for film and theatre, scenic artists and photographic stylists.

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Teaching and Learning

This three-year course is well-balanced between allocated formal teaching and opportunities for independent learning.

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Course Content

This course encourages students to be innovative, individual and adaptable designers. Paying attention to historical, contemporary and experimental costume for film, theatre and site-specific projects.

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Course Team

You'll be taught by an experienced course team, who are experts in their specialisms. Find out more by browsing their profiles.

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