Taught course

Design for Performance

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama · Theatre Design

Entry requirements

Normal minimum entry requirements include a degree or equivalent qualification in an art and design subject. Candidates with no formal qualifications but who have an exceptional level of practical ability, experience and a suitable portfolio content will also be considered. Final selection is made on the basis of interview and portfolio.

Months of entry


Course content

Specialist Pathways:

• Performance (Set & Costume Design)

• Set Design

• Costume Design

• Costume Construction

• Puppetry

• Lighting Design

• Sound Design

• Scenic Art and Construction for Stage and Screen

Further information about the course can be found at www.rwcmd.ac.uk/madesign

Information for international students

The College regularly holds interviews in North America and, in some cases, it may be able to set-up a Skype interview for applicants who are unable to attend an interview in person.

Fees and funding

You may be able to apply for financial assistance from a variety of educational charities and trusts. For further information, contact the Education Grants Advisory Service.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Professional practice100

Course contact details

Admissions Officer
+44 (0)29 2039 1361