University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Performance Costume

Students work on developing a comprehensive understanding of fabric, costume design and cutting, while exploring the historical and dramatic perspectives of the discipline and the process of performance.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in a relevant subject area (at least equivalent to 2.1 Honours classification in the UK); any appropriate professional experience will also be considered; this programme requires the submission of a portfolio and study proposal; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed by the production of a body of practical and written work on an agreed, self-initiated topic which can take advantage of the many local and international performance-based opportunities.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MFA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 21 months
MFA Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

ECA Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0131 650 4086