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Costume Design for Film & Television with Professional Placement BA (Hons)



What will I learn?

Cultivate the skills to enter the world of costume design on-screen.Be part of a course designed by industry, for industry, working in an environment that mirrors current professional practices. Using your creative talents, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to influence the future of costume on screen with this practical and industry-focused costume design degree. Learning from industry professionals, you’ll develop in-demand expertise in garment design, acquisition, alteration and creation to bring characters to life.You’ll collaborate across disciplines to grow your creative and professional network, while exploring the social, cultural and environmental factors that influence the most memorable costume designs of our time.You will:Gain core skills such as drawing, cutting, wardrobe pulling and fitting techniquesExplore the influences of society, psychology, environment and culture on costume and character developmentEnhance your design profile by analysing industry applications such as music promos, commercials and costume breakdowns, and use this knowledge for innovative challenge-based projectsUtilise the incredible resources of our Wardrobe Store and Textiles & Dress Collection to achieve your vision of a characterRefine your skills as a costume practitioner in your final year through a collaborative screen production project to develop your professional portfolioThe Integrated Foundation Year pathway for this course is new for entry year 2023 and subject to validation.The course is one of the few undergraduate programmes recognised by BAFTA UK as an eligible course for the BAFTA UK Scholarship programme.

Which department am I in?

The School of Film and Television

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£17,460.00 (US$ 21,691) per year
£1,850 per placement year

This is a fixed fee
Start date

18 September 2023


Penryn Campus

Penryn Campus,

Treliever Road,


Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly,

TR10 9EZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need A-levels with typically 260-300 UCAS points. Native speakers of English do not need to demonstrate English language ability. Students will need to meet the same standard which is equivalent to the IELTS Academic 6.0 overall score, with at least 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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