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Prop Making, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
This vocational training course in professional prop making can lead to a career in all areas of the entertainment industry, including theatre, film and television, as well as window display, model animation, community arts, museum installation and replication work.
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Overview

Prop Makers work with designers and directors from all areas of the industry, and need to be ingenious, quick-thinking, dextrous, enjoy problem solving and have a love of materials and all things three-dimensional.

On this course students will gain experience and a high level of technical competence, working with a wide-range of materials and techniques including sculpting skills, casting techniques, welding, polystyrene carving, vacuum forming, carpentry, life casting, paint finishing and texturing. They will develop skills in research, analysis, collaboration and design interpretation, as well as strong technical drawing skills, and an understanding of colour theories, working to scale, period styles and aesthetics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Receive intensive training in making props using a broad range of materials and techniques
  • Develop research-based, aesthetic and technical design interpretation choices
  • Undertake industry placements within a range of professional practices
  • Become one of Central’s Prop Makers: develop into a highly technically skilled, creatively inventive, collaborative and informed individual, able to contribute effectively and professionally to any production and its team.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Our standard academic entry requirements range between 120 and 64 UCAS tariff points. 
  • Please note that we make lower offers (including unconditional) to exceptional candidates and those who have alternative or prior experience to offer. All candidates invited to interview are asked to bring a portfolio. Interview and portfolio are key factors in determining which applicants are accepted on to the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20018 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20018 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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