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Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design and Construction) (Hons)

36 months
16200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design and Construction) (Hons) specialist degree from Nottingham Trent University, focuses on developing both your costume design and costume construction skills. You’ll learn how to translate your creative ideas into professional costumes for theatre, film and television, dance, opera and other performance areas.


Work in a dedicated studio at Nottingham Trent University, fully equipped with professional design, sewing, and costume construction equipment.

Take part in live industry projects.This has recently involved designing and making costumes for Curve, Leicester, Working at Lichfield Garrick Theatre on Cinderella, working with Bruce Asbestos and Nottingham Contemporary on live art catwalk.

Careers and employability

Graduate destinations have included costume designing and / or making for prestigious companies such as Angels Costumiers and the BBC, and freelance or in-house costume designing, making and assisting for a myriad of stage and screen companies, events and performances both large-scale and small-scale. These include everything from Outlander to Not Just Fish & Ships, Lichfield Garrick Pantomimeto wardrobe on a cruise ship, and making props on the latest Marvel feature.

Connecting with industry

Live projects or competitions could offer you the chance to gain professional experience and raise your profile. Organisations and programmes the  Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design and Construction) (Hons)  course has collaborated with include:

  • Making Costumes for the Curve, Leicester
  • Working at Lichfield Garrick Theatre on Cinderella
  • Working with Bruce Asbestos and Nottingham Contemporary on live art catwalk

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design for Stage and Screen
  • Contextual Studies
  • Skills Passport
  • Design for Stage and Screen: Exploration
  • Co Lab: Research, Exploration and Risk-taking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels – BBC or equivalent; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or
  • 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels  or equivalent qualifications; and
  • GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C / 4.
  • A portfolio.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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