Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Live and Technical Events

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Course summary

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On this three-year degree, you’ll learn and explore the technology that goes into live event production. This course is delivered at Metronome, which houses a 300-capacity live event space and a 93m2 live events production workshop space. You’ll be taught by well-connected industry professionals with extensive experience of live sound, lighting, video technology installation and operation and production management. During the course, all students will have the opportunity to undertake real event work experience, which supports the modules being studied. You’ll develop technical skills, knowledge and experience essential to the live production industry that will set you on a path for a career in live events. shop. On this course you’ll study at Confetti’s brand new contemporary music & events hub - Metronome. You’ll have access to; 300 capacity live event venue A range of PA systems from manufacturers, including Nexo and EV Digital and analogue mixing consoles A large selection of microphones from leading manufacturers such as Shure, AKG, Neumann, Audio Technica Extensive backline equipment including Gretsch and Yamaha drum kits, Vox, Fender and Marshall amplifiers Lighting consoles from Avolites and MA A range of generic and moving lighting technology from Chauvet Avid Pro Tools based mobile recording rigs

Course details


Year 1 Stage Lighting and Technology (40 Credit Points) Sound Technology and Practice for Live Events (40 Credit Points) Equipment Maintenance and Repair (20 Credit Points) The Live Events Industry (20 Credit Points) Year 2 Advanced Stage and Lighting Technology (40 Credit Points) Advanced Sound Technology & Practice (40 Credit Points) Visual Effects Production for Live Events (20 Credit Points) Industry Practice (20 Credit Points) Year 3 Emerging Technologies in Live Events (40 Credit Points) Live Broadcast Technology & Practice (20 Credit Points) Sustainable Logistics and Production Management (20 Credit Points) Technology Investigation (40 Credit Points)

How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This course is not eligible for International Students who require a Tier 4 Visa to study in the UK

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Confetti Institute of Creative Technology
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.
Live and Technical Events at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS