Theatre Design

Bachelor's degree

In Cardiff

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Cardiff (Wales)

  • Duration

    3 Years

Description

Providing you with a stimulating and challenging introduction to design theory and its practical application in relation to performance.
Suitable for: Talented students from all backgrounds. We strive to maintain a diverse, inclusive community.

Facilities

Location

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Cardiff
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Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, CF10 3ER

Starts

On request

To take into account

Normal minimum entry requirements are a UCAS tariff score of 120 points which is equivalent to two A-Levels, or Scottish Highers, BTEC National Diploma/Certificate, Advanced GNVQ, AVCE or Advanced Diploma (Level 3). For international students recognised equivalent qualifications are accepted. Consideration will also be given to those with no formal qualifications but with an exceptional level of practical ability and suitable portfolio content. All applicants are expected to hold or be undertaking qualifications in Art & Design, typically completing a one year art foundation course...

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Course programme

Our well-established teaching team is made up of highly experienced professionals who will provide you with tuition in a broad range of practical skills including:

  • Technical drawing
  • CAD
  • Pattern cutting
  • Costume construction
  • Millinery
  • Tailoring
  • Model making
  • Puppetry construction and manipulation
  • Scenic art
  • Props making

Research and reflective practice will form an important part of your work, and throughout the course you will participate in historical and contextual studies, including lectures, seminars field trips relating to the history of theatre, art, architecture, design and costume and your own practice. The programme is highly flexible, allowing you to concentrate on particular areas of interest through advanced skills classes, conceptual projects and performance-based work in your second and third years.

Professional Links

All College productions and projects are supervised by designers and design practitioners from within the industry, and you will also work alongside professional theatre directors, reflecting the practices and conditions of the professional environment.

Entry Requirements

Normal minimum entry requirements are a UCAS tariff score of 120 points which is equivalent to two A-Levels, or Scottish Highers, BTEC National Diploma/Certificate, Advanced GNVQ, AVCE or Advanced Diploma (Level 3).

For international students recognised equivalent qualifications are accepted. Consideration will also be given to those with no formal qualifications but with an exceptional level of practical ability and suitable portfolio content.

All applicants are expected to hold or be undertaking qualifications in Art &
Design, typically completing a one year art foundation course.

Final selection is by interview and portfolio presentation.

Students for whom English is not a first language are required to demonstrate a level of fluency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in the written component) or TOEFL 550 (213 computer or 79-80 IBT).

Additional information

Career opportunities: Our graduate employment rates are outstanding and our graduates have a reputation for the high level of professionalism they are able to demonstrate upon graduation. In recent years, RWCMD students and graduates have also experienced great success in the prestigious Linbury Prize for Theatre Design. Very recent graduates are currently working as designers with companies such as The Royal Ballet, Royal Northern Ballet, The Royal Shakespeare Company, West Yorkshire Playhouse, No Fit State Circus, Diversions Dance, and the BBC (Doctor Who, Torchwood).

Theatre Design

Price on request