Design Management and Technical Arts Careers

The UK creative industries is a growing sector with an overall 15% increase in employment forecast between 2012 and 2022.*

All Set for Clearing 2019

Places are still available on some of our courses starting in September 2019. Click here for details. 

Joint the Next Generation

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.

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) Lighting Design for Architecture

Occupations include:

  • Architectural Lighting Designer
  • Interior Designers
  • Lighting Manufacturer
  • Urban Planners

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

*Source: Creative and Cultural Skills: Building a Creative Nation forecast of creative occupational employment forecast in the UK between the period 2012-2022.

Open Days

Our next School of Design, Management and Technical Arts open days are on the following dates:

Saturday 19 October 2019
Saturday 23rd November 2019

2019 Summer Schools 

We also run summer courses in Lighting Design and Stage Management.