Design for Theatre, Film and Television - Costume Design, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English, Finnish
    Language
University rank #137 (QS) ,
The Costume Design Major of the Master’s Degree Programme in Design for Theatre, Film and Television at Aalto University focuses on the students’ personal development in artistic practice, through creative enquiry and collaboration, theoretical and critical thinking, and aims at their professional competence as costume designers

About

The studies are continuously enriched and updated by new design practices, new technologies and cutting-edge research in the field.

A student who graduates from the Master’s Degree Programme is able to:

  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of costume within contemporary creative practice in live and media-related performance.
  • Take an active role as costume designer in artistic productions in diverse fields of the performing arts, in film, television and other camera- and media-based projects, as well as in creative projects within a broader performance context.
  • Experiment on new concepts for the creation of costumes, initiate and propose new artistic ideas in costume design in various time and space contexts.
  • Explore his/her artistic potential and develop a personal artistic vision in costume design.
  • Reflect on prior learning and develop new working methods by returning to the core issues of costume design enquiry through a research-centered approach.
Career opportunities

The student is supported to plan his/her own future path from the beginning of the Master studies with personal study plans (PSP) and individual guidance, which continues during the courses and seminars. The interests and strengths of each student are encouraged and complemented with minor and optional studies.  Each student is offered a possibility to focus on a specific area within the performing arts or the film and television professional field or any other performance context involving costume. 

The Design for Theatre, Film and Television - Costume Design programme is offered at Aalto University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Practices
  • Performing and Screen Arts Theories
  • History of Finnish Performing and Screen Arts Design
  • Costume and Research
  • Performing and screen arts design
  • Period Costume and Style
  • Scenography, Production and Costume Design Lectures
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                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 24 months
                • Credits
                  120 ECTS
                • Languages
                  • Partially taught in English
                  • Partially taught in Finnish
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

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                Living costs for Helsinki

                • 975 - 1590 EUR/month
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