Stage and Events Management BA (Hons)

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About this course


3 Years

Term Start

September 2018

Entry Requirements

96* UCAS points

* We may make you a lower or unconditional offer, based on prior experience and your potential demonstrated at interview.

We are delighted to announce the introduction of our new Stage and Events Management BA (Hons) programme.

Evolved from our successful Stage Management Programme and designed to offer a rich and unique opportunity to embark on an individually tailored programme of study within the broad spectrum of stage and events management, this new programme explicitly recognises that the theatre, events and performance-related industries are dynamic, ever-changing environments.

Why choose this course?

Experience a variety of roles on a range of productions and events both in College and in London venues.

Develop relationships with and an understanding of other disciplines; including lighting, sound, set construction, costume and prop-making; marketing, outreach, venue and site management, administration and finance.

Sharpen your creativity and management skills whilst collaborating with students from other programmes to deliver diverse performances and events.

Extend your learning through research, secondments, work placements in the industry or a period of study abroad.

Share classes and projects with students from other programmes to learn about the cultural, performance, arts and events industries and how to use experimentation, enquiry and creative research in your work as you prepare to build a successful career.

Employability & Industry

Adaptable and creative practitioners, graduates from the Stage Management Programme from which this new Programme has been developed have gone on to work in a wide range of fields: theatre, dance, opera, television, festivals and corporate events. They have also moved into sound and video for live performance alongside arts and venue management roles.

Alumni success

Chloe Brown
Event Producer, Premier Events

Jordan Noble-Davies
Stage Manager, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Roshni Savjani
General Manager, Birmingham Stage Company

Matt Simmonds
Crew Chief, Pirate Crew

Jack Conway
Stage Manager, Blue Man Group International Tour


“A genuinely fresh approach”
David Evans, Production Manager, National Theatre Wales

"Rose Bruford College are reacting to industry needs and staying ahead of the curve”
Kieron Vanstone, Director, The Vaults

Fee and Application Information


  • Includes opportunties for secondments or work placements
  • Mode of Study: Full Time

How to Apply

UK/EU Students

Apply for September 2019 entry through UCAS
UCAS Institution Code: R51
UCAS Programme Code: W450

International Students

Please e-mail  

There is the opportunity for international students to study this programme as part of a semester or year abroad. Please click here for full details.

2018/2019 Fees

  • UK/EU Students - £9,250
  • International Students - £17,500

For this course International Students (non UK/EU) are eligible for a bursary of £2,000. Please enquire when you apply.

Please click here for information about Student Loans and Bursaries.

Equipment List
Please click here to view the Equipment List for this programme, which provides an indication of additional costs relating to the course.


As part of this programme you will share classes and projects with students from other programmes from the School of Design, Management and Technical Arts to learn about the performance, arts and events industries and how to use experimentation, enquiry and creative research in your work, and prepare to build a successful career. 

Course content

Year 1 Modules (Level 4):

Management in Theory and Practice 1, focuses on the administrative aspects of management in theatre, events and related fields. 

Industry Study and Professional Preparation 1, encourages students to engage with their chosen industries, and consider the career paths open to them.

Practical Skills, enables students to engage with craft, practical skills and technology in class and within the context of a production or event.

The Practitioner in Context, shared across the School, encourages students to explore the cultural contexts in which we work and the practices and environments we share between disciplines.

Download the Year 1 (level 4) module specifications

Year 2 Modules (Level 5):

Management in Theory and Practice 2, allows students to explore management theory and thinking through both research and practice, with a production or events role and an essay responding to a provocation.

Industry Study and Professional Preparation 2, encourages students to explore management models in a range of industry environments resulting in a portfolio submission.

Applied Technologies, enables students to investigate technologies and their application in a range of fields.

The Sustainable Practitioner, shared across the School, asks students to examine the sustainability of both their practice and their careers. 

Download the Year 2 (level 5) module specifications


Year 3 Modules (Level 6):

Management in Theory and Practice 3, offers students the opportunity to explore and reflect upon their own practice of leadership and management.

Industry Study and Professional Preparation 3, enables students to explore business models in a range of industries resulting in a seminar presentation and supporting research portfolio. 

The Independent Research Project, shared across the School, enables students to conduct their own major individual research project that can be based on their own practice or rooted in more traditional academic methods. 

Download the Year 3 (level 6) module specifications

Finally, the Graduate Exhibition also enables students to showcase their readiness for the world or work.

Please click on the link below to download:

The Programme Specification

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