BA (Hons) Film, TV and Stage Design
From your first year studying with us, you’ll work through modules that have been written and delivered by subject specialists with contributions from industry experts. We’ll teach you how to create, develop, and present your designs from your early sketch ideas. You’ll also learn and use traditional drawing, craft methods and computer-aided design.
You’ll meet many of our industry friends, who are not only respected Designers but Producers, Art Directors, Event Planners, Production Buyers and Location Managers. You will also hear from successful graduates, currently employed on high profile productions. Recent graduates have gone on to work on Hollyoaks, Peaky Blinders, Stockyard North Prop Hire and Coronation Street. Whether your end goal after graduating is for employment or setting up your Film TV and Stage design business, we’ll support you.
The first year of your Film, TV and Stage Design degree will lay the foundations for the rest of your time studying with us. You’ll gain all of the skills and knowledge needed to succeed on the course.
Through practical, hands-on projects, you’ll be introduced to the many processes involved in film and TV set design and stage design, including how to interpret scripts, how to come up with and develop your ideas, as well as construction, materials and location work.
In your second year, you’ll get a closer look at what it’s like to work in the industry through modules in which you work on live briefs, as well as work placement opportunities with external organisations. Not only will you get the chance to use and develop the essential skills you’ve learned over your first year on this stage set design course, you will also gain valuable first-hand industry experience and make contact with established professionals.
You’ll begin your third year with a project designed to get you up to speed and ready for your final major design project. Your Research Methods for Film, TV & Stage Design module will teach you to develop a personal design brief which you’ll use as the basis for your final . Negotiated Major Project in which you to produce a detailed, industry-standard project that reflects your strengths, interests, and career ambitions and this will likely become a key part of your portfolio when you begin looking for work once you graduate.