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

Students can apply for a postgraduate loan and may also be able to apply for financial assistance from a variety of educational charities and trusts.

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