The BA provides students with the tools to address the complex reality of set design through the study of design-related topics in the fields of theatre, events, exhibitions, fashion shows, cinema and television, among others. Through crossover courses like photography, light design, costume design and performing arts, and internships at theatres and leading companies in the field, students acquire qualified skills to enter the professional world, including the development of professional dossiers, budgets and periodic analysis production, work planning and organisation.
Over the BA, students will have the opportunity to:
Department: Design and Applied Arts
Area: Set Design
Title Awarded: First Level Academic Degree
Credits: 180 CFA
Starting: October 2023
Duration: 3 years
Languages: Italian and English
Specialisations: your academic career
It provides students with the instruments for set design in all of the show business’ main fields, enabling them to fulfill with awareness a completely developed project for the contemporary audience.
It leads students in the set design, from the concept up to the complete realization, of artistic performances, events, exhibitions, videoclips, showcases, sets, and in brand design projects
Through exchange programmes, NABA's International Office encourages and supports students wishing to study abroad.
The office promotes educational experiences at numerous prestigious international partner universities worldwide. Thanks to this vast international network, students at NABA are able to spend periods of study abroad, enriching their educational curriculum and laying the groundwork for increasingly international future careers.
International study opportunities are mainly provided as part of the Erasmus+ project promoted by the European Commission, the International Exchange Program for destinations outside of Europe, the Semester Abroad Program at the Galileo Global Education and short summer courses.
NABA counts more than 50 cooperation agreements with European academies and universities through the Erasmus+ Programme; the Academy also counts more than 20 international cooperation agreements with several universities outside Europe.
NABA has developed strong relationships with leading companies that provide internships for NABA students, including: Compagnia della Rancia, Associazione Terzo Millennio, Teatro Stabile di Genova, Fondazione Teatro La Scala, Fondazione Ente Autonomo Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Teatro degli Incamminati Società Cooperativa, Associazione Centro Teatrale Bresciano, Teatro Franco Parenti, L'Opera National de Paris, Change Performing Arts S.r.l.
Graduates of the BA in Set Design program will have the theoretical, technical, and practical skills to launch a career as:
Graduates in Set Design may also choose to continue their studies in related disciplines such as: theatre design (opera), event & land live performance design, multimedia design, and costume design.