Training Opportunity

Live Events Production BA (Hons) & 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:

● Lighting design & technology

● Live sound engineering

● Visuals production (projections, LED walls and video)

● Event management & business

The first year of the course gives you a strong grounding in a range of technical and creative 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 on one pathway.


● Lighting design & technology

● Lighting programming and pre-visualisation

● Live sound system engineering

● Live sound mixing

● Visuals production (video, LED walls and projections)

● Event management

● Event business

● Staging

● Logistics

● Production planning and management.

Our Live Events Production degree can also be taken as a two year foundation (FdA) degree after which there is the option to carry on to the third year by applying for the BA (Hons) Top Up course.


“Backstage academy is the only place where industry lives in the heart of education. It’s fun, lively and feels more like a family than a university.”

Josh, 3rd year student

BA – 112 UCAS points based around 3 A / AS levels or Vocational A levels or BTEC Level 3.

FdA – 80 UCAS points based around 2A / AS levels, Vocational A levels or BTEC Level 3.