Explore all aspects of contemporary design practice for theatre and the live performance, including set and costume design; construction; digital technologies and design; lighting design and audio visual; site-specific design; puppetry; heritage installation; and design for community and education.
This Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Theatre and Live Performance) (Hons) course at Nottingham Trent University , is a member of the Performance Design Education Collective (PDEC), and the Society of British Theatre Designers (SBTD). Through these, we are also a member of the International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (OISTAT).
Careers and employability
Graduates have been employed as designers and assistant designers on a multitude of live productions or have gained employment in specific production roles with companies such as:
- the English National Opera (drawing room)
- National Theatre (scenic art)
- Cameron Mackintosh (model-making).
Graduates have also freelanced alongside internationally renowned designers in and out of the UK and worked on gallery installations, festivals, in film and TV, and for events and as community artists and practitioners.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Design for Stage and Screen
- Contextual Studies
- Skills Passport
- Design for Theatre and Live Performance: Exploration
- Co Lab: Research, Exploration and Risk-taking
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesDesign Visual Arts Theatre & Dance View 426 other Bachelors in Theatre & Dance in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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
International16200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Nottingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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