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4 Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Costume Design

A Bachelor of Arts is typically a four-year, humanities-focused program that can make graduates more employable and prepare them for further advancement in their careers through higher education. The degree focuses on developing a well-rounded knowledge base and provides specialized learning in a chosen area of concentration. What is a BA in Costume Design? This degree is a good fit for those who… Read more

A Bachelor of Arts is typically a four-year, humanities-focused program that can make graduates more employable and prepare them for further advancement in their careers through higher education. The degree focuses on developing a well-rounded knowledge base and provides specialized learning in a chosen area of concentration.

What is a BA in Costume Design? This degree is a good fit for those who have a passion for both clothing design and the performing arts. Through the process of completing this program, students learn to work with professionals such as actors, makeup artists, and directors while creating costumes for various types of performances. Students typically take coursework in tailoring, drawing, and design in order to complete the requirements for this degree. The course of study may also include practical field experience and the development of a design portfolio.

Obtaining this degree can allow graduates to pursue an interest in the theater as well as in film or television. Students may gain collaboration and problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt their approach in response to professional feedback.

The cost of obtaining this degree depends upon a number of factors, including the extent to which students are required to be on campus or in the field. Tuition varies greatly from one school to another, and prospective students should take this into account when selecting a program.

A BA in Costume Design can prepare students for careers within and beyond the performing arts. Graduates may work their way up from wardrobe assistant to head costume designer, or they may apply their acquired knowledge in related fields. Additionally, they may pursue higher study in order to become experts in their field and to teach at the university level or work in careers as researchers or museum curators.

Because this degree requires practical experience, some coursework may be required to be completed on campus; however, some online study is possible as well. If you feel that this may be the right field for you, begin your quest for a program today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Sidcup, United Kingdom

The Costume Production course will provide you with the understanding and skills needed to pursue a successful career in the production and management of historical and contem ... +

The Costume Production course will provide you with the understanding and skills needed to pursue a successful career in the production and management of historical and contemporary costumes and accessories. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
LCI Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

In our Fashion & Costume Design program, you can look forward to a career full of glamour and style. Design principles are central to the course. You will create garments ... +

In our Fashion & Costume Design program, you can look forward to a career full of glamour and style. Design principles are central to the course. You will create garments through applied design processes – from idea generation to mood boards and storyboards that address design briefs and trend forecasts, textile selection, and practical garment construction. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
Falmouth University
Penryn, United Kingdom

On this dynamic course, you’ll cultivate the practical, creative and theoretical skills needed to enter the exciting world of screen-based costume design. You’ll be part of a ... +

On this dynamic course, you’ll cultivate the practical, creative and theoretical skills needed to enter the exciting world of screen-based costume design. You’ll be part of a course designed by industry, for industry, working in an environment that mirrors current industry practices. You'll prepare for a career in contemporary costume design (from 1945-present, and beyond) through interdisciplinary learning across our Fashion & Textiles Institute and School of Film & Television. You'll be supported by professionals working at the forefront of the industry to develop your own distinctive design voice and portfolio. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Sidcup, United Kingdom

The Theatre Design course offers a highly creative preparation for a successful career in theatre and associated live and recorded performance events. You will experience the ... +

The Theatre Design course offers a highly creative preparation for a successful career in theatre and associated live and recorded performance events. You will experience the total design process from the initial creative dialogue, through visualisation to full performance. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus

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