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Theatre Design (Set and Costume), B.A.

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  • 36 months
    Duration
Sidcup, United Kingdom
The Theatre Design course offers a highly creative preparation for a successful career in theatre and associated live and recorded performance events. You will experience the total design process from the initial creative dialogue, through visualisation to full performance.
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Overview

Placing equal emphasis on costume and set design, you will learn to respond visually and creatively to stimuli ranging from text and character to music, physicality and time. The course will also develop your professional awareness and understanding of the responsibilities of the designer through a comprehensive programme of classes, projects and public performances.

Why choose this course?

  • Investigate the fundamentals of set and costume design and undertake design projects led by practising professional designers and directors

  • Explore the creative potential of design as an essential part of a wide range of theatre performance forms.

  • Design at least two realised productions in fully-equipped public venues on campus and in London.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to theatre design - the essentials of design for performance, the principles of dramatic space and performance narrative
  • Conceptual design projects
  • The collaborative process between designer and director
  • Developing costume designs for performance, and the creative relationship between costume maker and designer
  • Skills – storyboarding, model boxes, costume drawing, technical drawing, CAD
  • Research and analysis of performance and the theatre industry

Lecturers

  • Pip Nash, Programme Director

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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 entry requirement is 96 UCAS Tariff Points. However, we strongly believe that everyone should have an opportunity to consider higher education and therefore encourage applicants from diverse educational backgrounds. Qualification at 'A' level or equivalent is therefore only one of our measures we also attach great importance to the interview and audition process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17270 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    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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There is the opportunity for international students to study this programme as part of a semester or year abroad.

Living costs for Sidcup

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

For this course International Students (non UK/EU) are eligible for a bursary of £2,000.

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