Undergraduate Show 2016
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BA Costume Interpretation at Wimbledon College of Arts offers students the chance to specialise in the realisation and construction of costumes for theatre, film and television, and is supported by a range of practitioners currently working within the industry.
Wimbledon College of Arts, Merton Hall Road
|Study Mode||Full time|
|Course Length||3 years|
£9,000 per year (2016/17)
Please note that fees for the 2nd and any subsequent years is subject to inflationary increase.
£17,230 per year (2016/17)
International fees are subject to an inflationary increase as students progress through their course
|Start Date||September 2016|
|Autumn Term Dates||Monday 26 September - Friday 9 December 2016|
|Spring Term Dates||Monday 9 January - Friday 17 March 2017|
|Summer Term Dates||Tuesday 18 April - Friday 23 June 2017|
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
|Application Deadline||Open for UK, EU and international applicants for 2016/17 entry. Applications for 2017/18 entry will open in Autumn 2016.|
Content: what students can expect
You will be guided through a broad range of specialist and technical skills, including:
Recent students have enjoyed work placements with the Victoria and Albert Museum, milliner Philip Treacy, National Theatre, Royal Opera House and with a number of independent companies.
Students can also study abroad in their second year as part of the College’s Erasmus scheme.
Elizabeth Dawson has extensive experience of working in theatre, film and television as well as a specialist background in dress history. She's also worked as a researcher on many period films, including Elizabeth and The Duchess.
Recent graduates from the course have found work as costume makers, assistants and wardrobe supervisors. Some of the College’s alumni are currently working at the Victoria and Albert Museum, whilst others are running costume departments in various regional theatres.
We select students based on the quality of their applications, looking primarily at their portfolio of work and personal statements.
Applicants will have, or are expected to achieve, either:
In exceptional circumstances, applicants may be considered if they present a portfolio of equivalent standard to a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and have:
Where conditional offers are made to GCE A Level applicants these will normally be at grade C or above.
All classes are conducted in English. If English isn't a students' first language they must provide evidence at enrolment of the following:
We look for:
Your portfolio should show the following:
All applicants for this course will be invited for interview.
Applicants will be seen by a team of Theatre and Screen tutors.
Interviews will take place between the following dates:
Applicants may be offered a place on an alternative BA Theatre and Screen course at Wimbledon.
This decision will be based on our assessment of an applicants' creative potential and interests.
Interviews and portfolio reviews - applicants can be interviewed in a number of different ways:
You must apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), where you’ll need the following information:
There are three ways international students can apply to an undergraduate course at Wimbledon College of Arts:
To apply through the College, you’ll need to download and complete our international undergraduate application form and send this, along with your portfolio and any supporting documents, to the address below.
Chelsea College of Arts
16 John Islip Street
This course will give consideration to deferred entry application from both Home / EU and International applicants.
Through the Study Abroad programme international students can apply to join an undergraduate course for a period of up to three terms.
For information on how to apply visit the Study Abroad section
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