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Live Events Production

Course Code: UFM0004
  • Level: 5
  • Qualification: Foundation Degree
  • Course type: Full-time
  • Duration: Two years
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Various days and times

What's it all about?

Full Fee

Full-time £14,900 (£7,450 per year)

This is the course for you if you would love to work behind the scenes in the entertainment and events business. From rigging for theatre shows, to creating the soundscape for corporate events, from lighting a catwalk, to prepping for dance shows, you will learn all the skills you need to work within this demanding but very rewarding industry. You’ll be working on real life shows very early on in your course and will continue to do so throughout your time with us. It’s one of the few courses in the country where you can learn these skills.

Course information

You will study the following subject areas:

  • academic and professional skills
  • staging and rigging
  • introduction to live sound
  • introduction to visual production
  • technical practices
  • live event production
  • production planning and realisation
  • professional development
  • modern live sound
  • lighting design skills
  • modern visual production
  • contextual development
  • research skills
  • major live project.

We welcome applications from those who have the following:

  • 64 UCAS tariff points (to include a full level 3 qualification) or a T Level pass in an appropriate subject area
  • five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, to include English and maths

or alternatively:

  • equivalent qualifications
  • relevant work experience.

Should entry requirements not be met then individual cases will be considered.

You may also be required to attend an interview.

International students will be expected to meet the English language requirements of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent and have the equivalent of the above level 3 qualifications or professional experience.

You will be assessed primarily through coursework.

Upon successful completion you may progress to the BA (Hons) Live Events Production top-up degree at the College.

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in event management. Many of our students have successfully gone onto careers, working with leading industry figures including Tokio Myers and at the Royal Opera House.

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