Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

Course Introduction

The course covers all areas of making costume from pattern cutting right through to the finished garment and also includes organisational and managerial skills, budget control and ordering. Training provides skills required to take a given design and transform it into a finished garment, also taking on role of costume supervisor of a show and on the Academy's public productions. In the final term, project work is exhibited giving opportunity to discuss with invited group of industry contacts.

Course Modules

Training includes: History of costume and costume props; pattern cutting ' flat and stand; corset making; ruff making; fabric sampling; costume construction; wig and hair maintenance and make up; fabric and costume dyeing.

Course Additional Entry

Students who can demonstrate applied prior learning will always be considered regardless of academic qualification.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
PgDip £17,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
PgDip £6,000  Academic year. First year home fees