Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) - Flinders University



If you’re excited for a career in costume design for film, television, or theatre, then your future starts here. Become a costume designer, creative director, or production assistant with this degree from Flinders University offered in partnership with TAFE SA. Study in our specialised fashion studios and workshops as you develop the skills and techniques to design patterns and produce finished costumes. You’ll also learn about the history of costumes and the details of period pieces. Get hands-on experience working on in-house student performance projects in dance, film and other performing arts, so you have the confidence and skills you need when you graduate.

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3 years 

Full Time

Fashion Designer

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Tuesday October 17th, 2023. 6.00pm-7.30pm Room D.G12

Course Admission Requirements

  • Any Certificate III or higher
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
  • Successful completion of SACE (year 12) results (or equivalent) achieving an ATAR of 60 or above

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Additional Uniforms, Equipment and Costs
Two textbooks (Technical Drawing for Fashion by Basia Szkutnicka and the Swatch Book (2nd Edition) by Clive Hallet - $121

This course is conducted in conjunction with a University provider, fees are paid directly to the partner provider and may differ between institutions.
  • Employment Outcomes

    Costume designer, creative director, pattern maker, product developer, buyer, production assistant, trend forecaster.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) - Flinders University
    The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) is a Flinders University degree offered in collaboration with TAFE SA*. The degree gives you the skills to design patterns and construct costumes as well as giving you knowledge of costumes from different periods of time. You will have the opportunity to apply your practical and research skills in a performance project for either stage or screen. *Students will enrol concurrently in the Flinders' Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) and the TAFE SA Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising [MST50119].

    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
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