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Design for Stage and Screen courses

Find out more about our Design for Stage and Screen subject area at NTU.

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Our Design for Stage and Screen courses include:

We're ranked 12th in the UK for Art & Design (The Complete University Guide 2021).

Design for Stage and Screen at NTU
Senior Lecturer Helen Davies talks about our Design for Stage and Screen courses
Life as a design for stage and screen student at NTU

BA (Hons) Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Theatre and Live Performance)

Explore contemporary design for theatre and live performance, including: set and costume design and construction; site-specific design; puppetry; heritage installation; and design for events, community and education. As a theatre design student, you'll work on live projects with industry such as The Royal National Theatre, Birmingham Opera Company and The Royal Lyceum Theatre and have the opportunity to apply for an international exchange at partner institutions including Ryerson University in Canada.

“We regularly have guest speakers visit from industry and most of our tutors are still working in industry which means they are constantly passing on valuable advice." Esme Kirk, BA (Hons) Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design and Construction).

Rose Jennings and Jennifer McInally - BA Costume Design and Making
L to R: Costumes by Rose Jennings and Jennifer McInally

BA (Hons) Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design and Construction)

This exciting design for performance course is one of the few Costume Design and Construction degrees that will allow you to focus equally on developing both your costume design and costume making skills. Learn how to translate your creative ideas into professional costumes for theatre, film and television, dance and opera.

This course has an excellent employability rate, with 90% of graduates in employment or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE Survey 2016/17).

Get a glimpse into our BA (Hons) Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Film and Television)

BA (Hons) Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Film and Television)

Explore all aspects of contemporary production design practice for film and television. Created and maintained in close collaboration with the film and television industry, this course will prepare you for a successful career as a production designer, art director or other art department role. The course consistently achieves high student satisfaction rates, with 100% of students saying they were satisfied in the National Student Survey 2020.

"As part of the course we had the opportunity to meet Sarah Greenwood, a leading production designer who has worked on Sherlock Holmes, Atonement and Pride and Prejudice." Ed Humphrey, BA (Hons) Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Film and Television)

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Degree Showcase

You can view examples of student work on our School of Art & Design Degree Showcase site.

As part of the course, you'll be able to showcase your work at NTU's Degree Show. You'll also have opportunities to be selected to exhibit at industry events.

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