This is a practical vocational course where you work on live productions from your first year onwards. You will gain experience across a number of different departments in your first two years, before choosing a specialist focus in year 3. You’ll cover stage management, scenic construction, lighting and sound, and there’s the option to work with the Screen & Digital Production team on LAMDA films in years 2 and 3. You will work alongside industry professionals and final year students from our BA and MFA Professional Acting courses to stage or film public productions throughout the three years of the course. This comprehensive vocational training will qualify you to be the best in the industry: capable, creative and highly sought-after by employers. In this industry-leading three-year course you’ll develop the skills, knowledge and experience you need to have a successful and long-lasting career in theatre, film, television and beyond. Exploring the capabilities of LAMDA’s three professional theatre spaces and our range of workshop and studio facilities, you’ll work side-by-side with experienced industry professionals to create and run LAMDA’s productions. Once you've completed the course you will:
- Be equipped with the necessary skills and experience to kickstart a rewarding career in the entertainment industry
- Have worked within a busy theatre and on professional productions
- Know how to research and deliver the ideas presented by directors and designers
- Have experience of managing a budget
- Have experience of working with state-of-the-art technology
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
There are no academic requirements for this course but you must demonstrate a determination to learn, and have some experience of working backstage on a production, whether that’s through school or in an amateur or professional production setting. Entrance to the course is determined via an interview. You need to be a fluent English speaker. Non-native speakers do not need to provide an English language test report when they apply as we assess English at the auditions and interviews. However, you’ll need to provide a valid IELTS test report with an overall score of seven if you’re offered a place. We can only accept IELTS for UKVI.
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English language requirements
You need to be a fluent English speaker. Non-native speakers do not need to provide an English language test report when they apply as we assess English at the auditions and interviews. However, you’ll need to provide a valid IELTS test report with an overall score of seven if you’re offered a place. We can only accept IELTS for UKVI.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
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Additional fee information
See the information on LAMDA's scholarship and bursary page https://www.lamda.ac.uk/all-courses/fund-your-training/scholarships-and-bursaries