What will I learn?

About the course

Our Costume with Textiles BA(Hons) course offers a fresh approach to costume design. Working from classic and contemporary texts, you’ll investigate costume design, textiles and construction techniques to give you a thorough grounding in all aspects of costume.

Why study Costume with Textiles?

  • Explore experimentation in costume design and illustration, textile design, advanced pattern cutting and construction techniques, bespoke garment fitting and costume realisation.
  • Have the opportunity to develop professional costume skills such as text/music/character analysis, visual and contextual research methods, presentation practice and applying reflection and evaluation to your work.
  • Our design, construction, and textiles studios are home to facilities that help bring your ideas to life including computer-aided design (CAD), and traditional and contemporary embroidery and printing techniques including handcrafting, laser cutting and digital printing. Our dyeing, printing, embroidery, and construction workrooms have specialist equipment so you can work on surface textile techniques and sophisticated costume construction methods.

Your career

This course aims to help you develop the skills needed for roles such as costume designers and makers for film, opera, theatre, dance and television; textile designers for the creative industries; wardrobe assistants; set designers; illustrators; stylists and teachers. Some companies our graduates have gone on to work with include Angels the Costumiers, The Beamish Museum, Bristol Costume Services, The English National Theatre, Opera North and The Northern Ballet.

Which department am I in?

Department of Fashion and Textiles (TFAT)

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 20,511) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Queensgate,

Huddersfield,

Kirklees,

HD1 3DH, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 20,511) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Queensgate,

Huddersfield,

Kirklees,

HD1 3DH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

which should include two of the following Science subjects, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Chemistry, plus a third A level in another subject excluding General Studies. The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A Level study, and is a requirement for entry to our degree course.

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

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