The course allows you to develop the core skills you need to manage full-scale productions for the stage and live events. Students gain hands-on, real-world experience and learn specialist skills from teaching staff as well as visiting professionals from wide ranging industries. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake professional work placements whilst you train. To help you prepare to build a successful career, students study and collaborate with other courses, working on productions within our theatre and performance spaces at the College, as well as at leading London venues. You’ll learn about managing rehearsal rooms, productions and show calling, as well as managing a team and a show budget. Visiting professionals who have supervised productions and run masterclasses for the course include Sam Hunter and Julia Whittle, from event/production company Orange Jackets, and Stage & Screen Combat experts from RC-Annie. Our renowned Face 2 Face graduate exhibition event in your final year is attended by dozens of industry representatives looking for the latest talent. Students graduate as free-thinking, adaptable, reflective practitioners, able to promote and utilise their skills in the widest possible range of job roles and sectors. Our graduates go on to future careers as stage and events managers, venue and site managers, production managers and producers. “Rose Bruford College has a strong sense of community and a personal connection between all staff and students. The opportunity for me to tailor my experience to my interests and skills within Stage Management provided me with training to prepare for my unique career path and goals.” Ellie, Stage Management student You may also be interested in: Audio Production BA (Hons) Creative Lighting Control BA (Hons)
Please visit our website to view the course specification in detail: https://www.bruford.ac.uk/learn/undergraduate-courses/stage-and-event-management-ba-hons/ Course content is regularly reviewed, to make it relevant and current. Course modules are therefore subject to change.
Assessment will be through: Coursework, presentations, assessed tutorials and portfolios
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
We welcome students from around the world for both BA and MA degree study in performance, design and production arts. We also run short-term courses, summer schools and foundation programmes for international students who are looking for a shorter period of study. You will be studying close to London and have easy access to the amazing culture, restaurants and theatre there. When you study with us, you will join students from more than 25 different countries, and develop skills that could take your career all over the world. We have links worldwide with partner institutions on student and staff exchanges, collaborative projects and wider research initiatives. You may find our international students web page and guide useful: https://www.bruford.ac.uk/life-at-the-college/international-students/ We run webinars with virtual campus tours for prospective international students, you can register here: https://www.bruford.ac.uk/life-at-the-college/open-days-and-webinars/
Widening Access and Contextual Admissions: Rose Bruford College is committed to widening access. We encourage applications from all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of your background, and ensure that no groups are disadvantaged during the application process. We welcome students from all educational backgrounds. For instance, we look at your age, whether you declare a disability, whether you have spent time in care, the area in which you live and, if appropriate, the relative performance of the school you attend. We offer places based upon your future potential. We may offer you a place based on lower UCAS points than shown here, or an offer that is not linked to UCAS points, if we have evidence of your potential from your application or interview.
Additional entry requirements
You will be asked to attend an interview either online or in-person. This gives you a chance to meet our staff and view some of the facilities on campus (if attending in-person).
English language requirements
You must achieve a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in each component or a Secure English Language Test (SELT) equivalent to this score. We accept all Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) as approved by the UKVI.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
1) Rose Bruford College Bursaries for UK Students: We will offer £600 financial support for each year of the course in the form of a bursary to all students who come from households below the median income level (£29,400). This information is provided to the student loan company who communicate it to our student services team so once confirmed you will be paid automatically in February (£300) and May (£300) if you are eligible. Please note the figures listed here are for academic year 2023/24 and are subject to change. 2) International Student Bursaries for Design, Management & Technical Arts courses: Rose Bruford College usually awards one bursary to an international student as they commence their study on an undergraduate course within Design, Management and Technical Arts. The bursaries, with a value of £2,000 each year for three years (total £6,000) are part of the College’s commitment to making high-quality professional training and education in theatre and the entertainment industries available to students from anywhere in the world. International students, who have international student fee status and have been offered a place on a course may apply for the bursary before starting their studies with us. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]