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Course summary

BA (Hons) Costume for Theatre and Screen at Wimbledon College of Arts introduces students to professional costume for theatre, film, television and live performance. The course offers two specialist disciplines; costume design and costume interpretation. What can you expect? • To gain an understanding of the essential elements of costume • To explore, create and understand costume in relation to historical, contemporary and conceptual contexts • To work on studio and performance based live projects. These might be costume design for historical or contemporary texts and opera. Or they could be for site-specific production, dance, film or theatre • To gain experience through live projects. In the past the course has worked with The National Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum and Windsor Castle • To explore colour and texture through mixed media experimentation for 2D design and textile work • To take a creative approach to problem solving during construction • Teaching from industry professionals. They will ensure you develop a realistic working process, that’s informed by current practices and debates • An introduction to a broad range of skills and technical areas. These include analysing texts and characters, corsetry, developing a visual language, drawing, millinery, pattern cutting, research, textile manipulation, garment construction and fabrication • A contextual studies programme. This builds your knowledge and understanding of film, television and the arts • To have access to Wimbledon's shared workshops. About Wimbledon College of Arts Set in the heart of South West London, Wimbledon College of Arts encourages practical experimentation to learn the skills needed for a successful career in both acting and design for performance. The College’s specialist workshops, studios and on-site professional theatre provide an environment in which students can develop and learn from expert tutors and technicians who either work in the industry or have their own practices. Wimbledon has created an integrated performance environment. Our students collaborate in teams and work side-by-side, their skills complementing each other to provide a rich, integrated approach to making performance. We believe that performance is more than a craft: it’s a way of connecting with others, of approaching challenges, and engaging our communities in the big issues of the day.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
W453
Institution code:
U65
Campus name:
Wimbledon College of Arts
Campus code:
W

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £25970 Year 1
International £25970 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Costume for Theatre and Screen at University of the Arts London - UCAS