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Costume — Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

Course information

The course has been specifically designed to provide a range of skills in this specialist area. It is aimed at those working to expand their skills in theatre costume at the same time gaining a qualification at Level 3.
The course consists of costume design, script and character analysis, history of fashion, engaging the audience through design, interpretation of design, flat pattern cutting, drapery, underwear such as corsets, petticoats etc, outerwear, fittings and alterations, construction and finishing techniques, the construction of accessories, including masks and millinery (hat making). You will be expected to solve complex problems through the application of practical, theoretical and technical understanding.
Year 1 covers 8 units from the principles of performance to a collaborative performance project. Year 2 covers 4 units from developing production skills through to the extended project.
Live project briefs over the last few years have included producing costumes for The Alice Experience, Titanic the Musical, Croxteth Hall Victorian Christmas etc. Students have competed in competitions such as The Royal Opera House Design Challenge achieving high commendations and winning the prestigious award. .Students have also been successful in The Worshipful Company of Glovers student glove design competition.


Qualifications

UAL Level 3 Performing & Production Arts

This course leads to...

Employment within the theatre environment
UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma.
progression to Higher Education or HNC/HND Fashion

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE qualifications at grade 4/C or a full level 2 Qualification at Merit grade or above. Please note that you must have achieved English and/or Maths at Grade 4/C or above in order to be accepted on this course.

Why study with us?

We are one of the few Colleges offering this specialist programme nationally. Recent awarding body reports acknowledge the high standard of production work associated with the specialist subject area. Students progress to either higher education of directly to employment or self employment
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Further Information...

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Overview

Course ID: 163188

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year



Fees

If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at applications@liv-coll.ac.uk.



Fee for21/22 is 4670.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

Please note this is a two year programme that consists of two courses. Your fee status may change from one year to the next depending on age and circumstance at the start of the next course e.g. if you turn 19 before progressing to the next level, you may be required to pay fees as outlined above.

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