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Costume Design and Construction

Queen Margaret University

Content

At the heart of the course are six professional practice modules (two of them in each of the first three years of the degree). In these, you will work as part of a team delivering the costumes for a series of live projects working in collaboration with partner organisations and companies.

Year 1: Introduction to Professional Practice as a Wardrobe Trainee; Introduction to Garment Cutting and Construction; Introduction to Visual Communication Skills; Introduction to Research and Costume Design; Introduction to Theatre Production; Professional Practice as a Wardrobe Trainee.

Year 2:Introduction to Professional Practice as a Costume Assistant; Professional Practice as a Costume Assistant; Costume Design and Scenography; Complementary Construction Skills; Advanced Cut and Construction; Career Management.

Year 3: Professional Practice in a Key Role 1; Professional Practice in a Key Role 2; Independent Research and Construction Project; Industry Placement.

Year 4: Honours Study; Creative Entrepreneurial Project; plus options including: Independent Professional Practice: Work Experience; Independent Professional Practice: Collaborative Project; Independent Professional Project: Major Project.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB (standard entry) or BBCC (widening access entry) including 2 from English, Drama and History and preferably Art and Design or Fashion and Textile Technology plus English and preferably Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5. There will be a competitive interview as part of the process. You should provide a portfolio of work and at least two finished garments for inspection at interview.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA/BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

W451

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Faculty

School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management

Department

Drama and Performing Arts

SCQF Level

9/10

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors

Arts Administration

Community Arts

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