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Costume Design for Film and Television (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Penryn, United Kingdom
During the Costume Design for Film and Television (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, we’ll help prepare you for a career in costume design by teaching current industry practices through interdisciplinary learning in both our Fashion & Textiles Institute and School of Film & Television.
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Overview

Academics, technicians and designers working at the forefront of the film and television industries will support you to develop your own professional-level portfolio. 

During the Costume Design for Film and Television (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, You will:

  • Gain core skills such as drawing, pattern cutting, garment construction and fitting techniques, costume design fundamentals and meaningful research practices.
  • Explore anthropological, socio-political, psychological and cultural concepts when considering the analysis of character and script as well as how to plot costumes for moving image. 
  • Enhance your developing design profile through an exploration of industry applications such as styling for music promos and commercials, costume breakdown and innovative costume design projects.
  • Develop essential knowledge of budget organisation, collaboration and team working as well as increased awareness of freelance practice and self-management.
  • Refine your skills in your final year through a major design project and portfolio production ready for entry into industry.  

What you'll learn

From costume design to garment construction, exploring contemporary fashion history to interpreting scripts and characters and learning how to work as part of a creative team, we’ll equip you with the creative, practical and entrepreneurial skills you’ll need to succeed in this vibrant industry. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Year 1

During your first year you’ll be introduced to fundamental skills such as drawing, pattern cutting, garment construction and fitting techniques, costume design, how to plot costumes for moving image and meaningful research practices. You’ll also learn to analyse characters and scripts through the lens of anthropological, socio-political, psychological and cultural concepts. 

Year 2

In year two you’ll continue to develop your design profile through an exploration of industry applications, such as styling for music promos and commercials, costume breakdown and further advancing your costume design projects. Alongside your creative practice you’ll also gain vital skills for successful freelance practice including budget organisation, self-management and collaboration. 

Year 3

In your final year you’ll refine your skills through a final major design project and portfolio production, ready to step into industry. 

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.

General Requirements

We consider all applications on their own individual merit and potential. We invite all applicants to an interview day or audition to give them the opportunity to demonstrate this along with what inspires and motivates them in their field. Applicants will also be able to show their portfolio or give a performance depending on the course. We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds, whether you’ve specialised in STEM, the arts or humanities.  

As a guide our typical offer at undergraduate level is 104 – 120 UCAS Tariff points, primarily from Level 3 qualifications such as but not limited to A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or a Foundation Diploma. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 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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