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

We are still actively recruiting for our 2018 entry and we would welcome your application. To apply, follow the links to the relevant course page and click on the 'Apply' link. UCAS will categorise your application as late but we are very happy to accept such applications and can guarantee you an interview. If you have any queries or concerns then please do contact us on

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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 Designer
Lighting Technician
Lighting Programmer
Technical Managers
Video Content Programmer
Video Designer


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 Manager
Events Manager
Stage Manager
Venue Manager


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