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Costume Design for Theatre & Film

Course Code(s):  5M2208 CDTX
QQI Award Code:  5M2208 Design
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M2208 CDTX
QQI Award Code 5M2208 Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The aim of this programme is to provide learners with a comprehensive introduction to costume design in theatre and film. Learners will study aspects of costume design and make up for theatre and film.

Learners are instructed in construction techniques used for costume realization and reconstruction -including foundation garments, surface embellishment and decoration, fabric sourcing. Learners will study drawing, illustration and presentation styles to develop design ideas and to communicate the ideas.

What will you Study?

Design Skills
Drawing 5N1862
Communication
Work Experience 5N1356
Garment Construction 5N1276
Pattern Drafting 5N1303
Theatre Costume
Victorian Style Corset
Combined Materials 5N0764
Theatre Studies 5N4571
Fashion and Media Make-up
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ADESX 5M2208

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