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Costume Design and Practice (Hons)

Birmingham City University

36 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The BA Hons Costume Design and Practice (Hons) course at Birmingham City University  will prepare you as a designer practitioner within a breadth of performance genres. 

Overview

What's covered in the course?

You will gain experience in custom pattern cutting, design and illustration, bespoke fitting and costume construction techniques, developing you into an active and engaged contributor to costume.  Previously, students have collaborated on live projects with Birmingham Royal Ballet, DanceXchange, Sparklewren and Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Staff have worked as costume practitioners within national and international companies, including the Royal Shakespeare Company and  Google+, as well as the Stephen Joseph Theatre with Alan Ayckbourne. The BA Hons Costume Design and Practice (Hons) course is offered by Birmingham City University.

Career Prospects:

Our graduates typically go on to professional roles in fashion design, womenswear, menswear, children’s wear, sportswear, garment technology, styling, trend forecasting, graphic design, visual merchandising, buying, PR, costume making, and event management.

One of our outstanding graduates is Betty Jackson CBE, an internationally-renowned fashion designer who is well known for developing bold and imaginative textile prints and translating them into clothing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design, development and realisation
  • Individual aesthetic
  • Creative direction
  • Context and theory
  • Creative realisation
  • Critical studies
  • Advanced practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BC at A-Level or 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A-Levels
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma Pass overall with 60 credits, 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2. Must be in a relevant subject pathway
  • BTEC National Diploma (12-units not including early years) D*D* or combined with 3 qualifications to achieve a minimum total of 112 UCAS points
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (18-units not including early years) DMM - 112 UCAS points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 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 Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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