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Set Design, MDes

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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The degree celebrates the combination of creative thinking and practical application necessary to successfully perform many of the cross-disciplinary functions in the Film & TV industry. Such an industry needs set designers to realise the creative vision of the director.

About

Developing people with the right approach can be difficult - particularly the combination of creative and technical thinking but it is the intention of this programme to inspire such people.

This MDes four-year degree is for people who are fascinated by the processes of visualising, creating and building film environments and sets; it is for people who want to design and make those environments and for those students who would like to develop their practice into the commercial world.

The programme concerns itself with turning narrative and screenplay ideas into film sets, through carefully planned practical modules and studying how creative enterprise works.

The MDes gives the student an additional year of study at postgraduate level that can be funded through the student loan, resulting in the award of an MDes upon successful completion.

This degree is for students who can develop and harness creative and logical thinking. This is fundamental to perform many of the cross-disciplinary functions needed as a set designer in the creative media industry.

We need passionate individuals with an interest in contemporary culture; people that want to become set designers. This degree is your creative playground and becoming a set designer in one of the only thriving and pivotal industries of your extraordinarily progressive era means that, through film and TV, you will play a central role in social and cultural enhancement worldwide.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ways of Thinking, Digital Tools & Workflow 
  • Construction Drawing
  •  Ways of Perceiving
  • Visual Studies for Set Design
  • Interpreting a Screenplay
  • Matte Painting & Prop Making
  • Entrepreneurship
  •  Creative Research& Communication, Creative Enterprise & Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Our standard offer for a degree course is 120 UCAS tariff points. We expect applicants to have a grade C or above in English Language (or Welsh) at GCSE level, together with passes in another four subjects. Plus we accept a range of Level 3 qualifications including:

  • Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, plus one GCE A-Level in a relevant academic subject
  • Three GCE A-Levels or equivalent
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject, with minimum grades of Merit
  • International Baccalaureate score of 32
  • Other relevant qualifications can be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lampeter

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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