Design Management and Technical Arts Careers

88% of our students who graduated in 2009 from our School of Design, Management and Technical Arts remain in sustained employment or further study, five years after graduating.*

Graduates from the School have progressed into a range of careers not only in theatre, dance and opera but also the wider Creative Industries including; Film, TV, Concerts, Radio, Corporate Events, Festivals, Architecture, Cruise Liners, Live Art and Public Relations.

In the videos below, our current students, graduates and industry professionals talk about the industry relevant training provided here at Rose Bruford College and the wide range of career opportunities and transferable skills we deliver through our degree programmes.

Applying for BA (Hons) Courses for 2018 Entry

  • Places remain on some of our 2018 entry courses. Plese click here for a list of courses and to apply.  
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BA (Hons) Costume Production

Occupations include:

  • Costume Assistant
  • Costume Maker
  • Costume Supervisor
  • Wardrobe Assistant


BA (Hons) Creative Lighting Control

Occupations include:

  • Lighting Programmer (Live Music & Events, Corporate events, Theatre & TV)
  • Video Programmer (Live Music & Events, Corporate events, Theatre & TV)
  • Video Designer & Content Creation
  • Technical Manager
  • Show Control Systems Engineer
  • Lighting Designer (Live Music & Events)


BA (Hons) Lighting Design

Occupations include:
  • Lighting Designer, Theatre
  • Lighting Designer, Theme Park
  • Lighting Designer, Concert/Touring
  • Lighting Designer, Architecture
  • Associate Lighting Designer
  • Head of Lighting
  • Lighting Programmer
  • Production Electrician/Chief Lx

BA (Hons) Performance Sound

Occupations include:
  • Live Mixing Engineer
  • Sound Artist
  • Sound Editor
  • Sound Operator
  • Studio Manager



BA (Hons) Scenic Arts (Construction, Props and Painting)

Occupations include:
  • Prop Maker
  • Scenic Artist
  • Scenic Carpenter
  • Scenic Engineer
  • Scenic Painter
  • Scenic Welder


BA (Hons) Stage and Events Management

Occupations include:
  • Arts and Cultural Management 
  • Stage and Events Management
  • Venue and Site Management
  • Production and Technical Management
  • Operations and Logistics Management


BA (Hons) Theatre Design

Occupations include:
  • Concept Designer
  • Costume Assistant
  • Costume Designer
  • Set Designer
  • Theatre Designer


Production Arts: Access to Higher Education Diploma

Run in collaboration with London South East Colleges, this new, unique diploma in Production Arts is designed for post 19 students currently without the qualifications to enter higher education, or those wishing to change career.


*Source: Department for Education




Summer Schools
We also run summer courses in Lighting and Stage Management. 

Visit our dedicated page for more information.