BA (Hons) & FDA Live Events Production

FULL TIME UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE - 3 YEARS (BA), 2 YEARS (FDA)

Live Events Production introduces you to the technical, design and management areas of live events with four distinct pathways for you to choose from...

Areas of study
  • Lighting Design & Tech
  • Live Sound
  • Live Visuals (LED walls, projections & video)
  • Event Business

BA (Hons) Live Visual Design & Production

FULL TIME UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE - 3 YEARS

Have you ever been blown away at a gig by video backdrops? Or huge projections on the side of buildings? Have you ever experienced a virtual world whilst wearing a VR headset? Or immersed yourself in an interactive exhibit at a museum?


BA (Hons) Live Visual Design & Production is a groundbreaking degree focused on creating breathtaking visual experiences for audiences at live events.  

Areas of study
  • Animation
  • Video Game Design
  • Projection Mapping
  • Creative Digital Media & Graphic Design
  • Virtual Reality - AR, MR, VR & XR
  • Interactive Media
  • Content creation
  • Live Motion Graphics
  • 3D modelling

BA (Hons) Stage & Production Management

Full time undergraduate degree - 3 years

Stage & Production Management BA (Hons) at Backstage Academy is dedicated to delivering the next generation of stage and production managers for the live events sector, in areas as diverse as theatre, live music, concert touring, corporate and sport. Beginning with an in–depth study of traditional theatre based stage management techniques, you will then learn how to apply this knowledge across the breadth of live events. 

Areas of study
  • Show Calling
  • ASM & DSM
  • Festival Stage Management
  • Prop making
  • Budgeting
  • Logistics
  • Production advancing & planning
  • Scheduling
  • Tour Management

BA (Hons) Top Up Live Events Production

1 years full time

The third year of our BA (Hons) course in Live Events Production can also be taken as a standalone qualification. BA (Hons) Top-Up in Live Events Production provides a progression route for students who have successfully completed our Live Events Production FdA, a related HE Level 5 qualification at another academic institution or through APEL entry.

MA Innovation & Entrepreneurship for Live Events

Full time postgraduate degree - 1 year

NEW FOR JANUARY 2021! Our MA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Live Events aims to offer you the opportunity to develop the leadership, financial, and strategic skills along with the business acumen necessary to be creative innovators and entrepreneurs within the live events and related industries.

Areas of study
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
  • Finance and Sustainability for the Live Events Enterprise
  • Legal Context for Live Events
  • Working in the Creative Industries: Managing Yourself and Others
  • Major Project

MA Live Event Design

Full time postgraduate degree - 1 year

NEW FOR JANUARY 2021! Our MA in Live Event Design aims to offer you the opportunity to cultivate the creative and collaborative skills required in emerging live events designers. 

Areas of study
  • Theory & Context of Design for Live Events
  • Live Event Design Practice 1: Concept Design, Development & Production
  • Live Event Design Practice 2: Realisation, Production & Delivery
  • Working in the Creative Industries: Managing Yourself and Others
  • Major Project

MSc Creative Technologies for Live Events

Full time postgraduate degree - 1 year

NEW FOR JANUARY 2021! Our MSc in Creative Technologies for Live Events aims to equip students with the technical, academic and professional skills necessary to be creative innovators and technologists within live events and the wider creative industries. 

Areas of study
  • Digital Cultures
  • Creative Technologies Practice 1: Research and Development
  • Creative Technologies Practice 2: Realisation & Production
  • Working in the Creative Industries: Managing Yourself and Others
  • Major Project

At Backstage Academy, all your tutors are still working in the industry so the things you’re being taught are current and relevant. All classes are of the highest standard whether that’s the teaching, the equipment or the technology.

Fiona Live Events Production FdA & Top Up Graduate

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