Full-Time Costume Construction for Stage & Screen Foundation Degree/BA Hons

Bachelor's degree

In

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    (Wales)

  • Duration

    3 Years

Description

This 2/3 years course introduces you to costume construction within the areas of film and theatre. You will gain an appreciation of the multidisciplinary nature and scope of a production team and of the role of the costume maker. The course will prepare you with the necessary skills to become a specialist in the field.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Parc Nantgarw, CF15 7QX

Starts

On request

To take into account

UCAS Tariff: 240 points from any of the following: GCE Advanced Level, BTEC National Diploma in appropriate subjects, Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art & Design): at merit level. Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable.

Questions & Answers

Ask a question and other users will answer you

Who do you want to respond to your question/enquiry?

We will only publish your name and question

Course programme

Costume Construction for Stage & Screen Foundation Degree/BA HonsCourse Outline
This 2/3 years course introduces you to costume construction within the areas of film and theatre. You will gain an appreciation of the multidisciplinary nature and scope of a production team and of the role of the costume maker. The course will prepare you with the necessary skills to become a specialist in the field.

Entry requirements
UCAS Tariff: 240 points from any of the following: GCE Advanced Level, BTEC National Diploma in appropriate subjects, Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art & Design): at merit level. Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable.

What will I study?
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 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, tailoring, beadwork and embroidery 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.

How will I be assessed?
Assessment is by continuous assessment of developed skills, processes and methodologies through a series of progressive design projects that include the technical requirements for the Industry. The course is very student placement orientated, this is ensured through our industry contacts.

Career Opportunities & Progression
Employment opportunities exist on a freelance or employee basis within theatre and film companies on completion of the Foundation Degree. The optional third year, for an Honours Degree, will enable you to develop individual specialisms and interests via a research dissertation and a final major project. The third year will also further develop professional knowledge and provide opportunities for you to broaden their portfolio by entering national/international competitions.

Length
2-3 years

Attendance
Full-Time

Campus
Centre for Art & Design Technology: Nantgarw

Full-Time Costume Construction for Stage & Screen Foundation Degree/BA Hons

Price on request