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Live Events Production BA (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: N821

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Backstage Academy

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA (Hons) in Live Events Production at Backstage Academy introduces you to the technical, design and management areas of live events with four distinct pathways for you to choose from including lighting design and technology, live sound, live visuals and event business. Working with industry-leading practitioners, you’ll have opportunities to explore a range of exciting careers first-hand.Covering most aspects of the live events industry – including live music, festivals, conferences and the corporate sector – this unique training programme aims to give you a comprehensive understanding of a range of roles in this exciting field of work.BA (Hons) Live Events Production introduces you to the technical, design and management areas of live events with four distinct pathways for you to choose from:-Lighting Design and Technology-Live Sound-Live Visuals (LED walls, projections and video-Event BusinessThe first year of the course gives you a strong grounding in a range of technical, creative and production management disciplines. In the second year, you will begin to specialise by choosing two pathways to focus on. In the final year of the course, you will focus entirely on one pathway. The first two years of this course can also be taken as a foundation degree (FdA), after which there is then the option to carry on to the third year by applying for the BA (Hons) Top-Up. By involving some of the industry’s leading practitioners and using a broad range of industry partnerships, we ensure you have access to the most up-to-date and relevant expertise and resources. The modules have been developed in conjunction with industry experts, so you can be sure that the course is focused on enhancing your employability.As well as engaging with a range of artistic and creative products, the course aims to help you develop an understanding of the wider industry. For example, you’ll be taught how to prepare a creative brief and understand and implement a range of research and presentation tools.The course is a partnership between the University of Bolton and Backstage Academy. The course is based at Production Park in South Kirkby, home to Backstage Academy, more than 10 live events companies and Europe’s largest purpose-built rehearsal facility.

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Your Level 3 subjects must include a mathematical or physical science subject, a technology based subject or a music, literature or creative art subject; for instance, A-level English Literature or BTEC Extended Diploma in Computing.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    114th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    121st out of 122 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    106 50%

    92nd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    28 28%

    115th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    111th

    56

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