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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA Theatre Production at LSBU offers industry-based training in the heart of London, developing the next generation of skilled ‘industry ready’ creative producers, designers, stage managers, lighting, sound and AV theatre technicians. You will study, learn and train with leading industry professionals in the heart of London’s cultural quarter working in close proximity to, and with, some of the worlds’ most respected theatres and companies.As a student of the BA Theatre Production you will undertake an intensive training focusing on the development of key technical and production skills together with the ability to apply these in a series of live, industry-style briefs. But we are not just training technicians who know what buttons to press! Of course, you’ll be equipped with all the technical skills you need to work successfully in the industry, but you’ll also be able to think creatively and critically, contribute to the artistic process and create your own theatre and design projects. In addition, as you move through the course you will have more and more opportunities to learn about and work with the very latest digital, performance technologies as they are used in the theatre industry of today – and tomorrow!Your skills work will be applied to a series of professional-style briefs including small, large-scale and touring productions allowing you to showcase your skills regularly throughout the course. During your training you will be also able to develop your professional skills by working with renowned theatre companies and industry who specialise in developing both new and existing works such as our long-term partners Frantic Assembly and the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.You will be taught by a team of highly skilled, fully trained technical theatre staff with extensive experience of the theatre industry. You will be working in industry standard facilities. The Edric Theatre and Studios is at the heart of our Southwark campus in SE1 and comprises a mainstage and studio theatre together with a suite of fully equipped, dance-drama rehearsal studios.However, the learning experience won’t stop there. You’ll also benefit from the advantages of learning in a wider University environment allowing you to get the best of both worlds. All our students take part in our extensive enhancement programme which involves guest lectures, industry employment symposia, subsidised theatre visits and access to our Associate Artist Programme where selected students will have the opportunity to work with a professional industry mentor.For some students there will also be the opportunity to take part in a Study Abroad semester with our partner, Ryerson School of Performance in Toronto, Canada. All of these opportunities combine to deliver a portfolio of professionally based skills and experiences that are unique to you and which help develop your industry profile equipping you with the experience and networks that you’ll need to hit the ground running once you graduate.

Application deadline

15 January

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Entry requirements

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A successful interview is required for entry to this course. In addition, students will be expected to have achieved 112 UCAS points at A-level, BTEC (or equivalent) including at least one arts related subject e.g. Drama, Theatre, Production or Media Arts, Art & Design or Acting qualification.


University information

London South Bank University

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  • Campus address

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, Southwark, SE1 0AA, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    108 56%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%



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