The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is a drama school based in North West London that provides practical degrees. Students are able to develop skills through onsite projects in Central's industry standard facilities and are taught by some of the industry's leading experts. In addition to their onsite work and public productions, students also have the opportunity to undertake UK wide professional placements in Theatre, TV, Film and live events allowing them to transfer seamlessly into industry upon graduation.

Central is rated third in The Complete university Guide's Arts, Drama and Music League table for 2021.

Available Courses:

BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Costume Construction
BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Design for Performance
BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Lighting Design
BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Production Lighting
BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Prop Making
BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Scenic Painting for Stage and Screen
BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Set Construction for Stage and Screen
BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Stage Management and Technical Theatre
BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Theatre Sound
MA/MFA Creative Producing


Solent University

Interested in the technical side of media? Arguably one of the most exciting parts of the industry you can work in, this field offers opportunities to develop, install and maintain equipment used in live television, film and audio. Our graduates have been working in the background of the most popular content viewed in the UK for 25 years, and you could be joining them

Available Courses:
BEng (hons) Media Engineering
BSc (Hons) Live Event Technology
BEng (Hons) Acoustic and Audio Engineering

Spirit Studios

We are Spirit Studios; an independent Higher Education provider specialising in Music Production, Music Business and Sound Engineering based in Manchester, UK.

Available Courses:
BSc (Hons) Live Audio Engineering & Music Production
BSc (Hons) Music Business & Creative Industries



Based in the stunning Cable Plaza building on The Waterfront at Brierley Hill, as a charitable, not-for-profit institution our mission is to ensure that our students are offered the very best opportunities to develop the practical, technical and soft skills required to achieve success in their future careers in the music industry.

Supported and mentored by industry partners including Roland, Marshall, Focusrite, SSE, Total Solutions Group and Creative Technologies to name but a few, students will gain invaluable experience working on real industry briefs and projects as they progress through their studies.

Currently Resonance offers three degree pathways:

BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance
BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance & Production
BSc (Hons) Popular Music Production

BIMM Institute

BIMM Institute opens the doors to the music industry. We encourage creative freedom, provide real-world industry experiences and build a community across our eight colleges in the UK, Ireland and Germany.

Students are given access to unrivalled industry connections, experienced lecturers who live and breathe the world of music and the chance to choose from specialist courses such as Songwriting, Electronic Music Production and Music Business – as well as joint honours degrees like Music Performance with Music Production.

For over 35 years, BIMM students have turned their passions into their career. We have some incredible alumni like George Ezra, Fontaines D.C. and Natasha Bent who walked through BIMM’s doors and into the music industry.

Available courses:
Music Production
Music Business
Music Marketing, Media & Communication
Event Management

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

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Guildhall School of Music & Drama, located in London, is an extraordinary place. Our training produces accomplished musicians; singers; composers; actors; theatre technicians; stage, and costume managers, and video designers. Some reach the very peak of their chosen professions to become household names; others use their craft behind the scenes to help bring performances to stage and screen, all over the world.

Ranked as one of the top ten performing arts institutions in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020) the School is a global leader of creative and professional practice which promotes innovation, experiment and research.

Available courses:

BA Production Arts (Costume)
BA Production Arts (Design Realisation)
BA Production Arts (Theatre Technology)
BA Production Arts (Stage Management)
BA Video Design for Live Performance
MA Collaborative Theatre Production and Design


Founded in 1984 near Paris, France, L-Acoustics is the market leader in professional sound reinforcement technologies. With over 550 team members worldwide and offices in Paris, London, Singapore, Los Angeles, and New York, L-Acoustics is present in over 80 countries via our network of Certified Providers. Focused on solutions that elevate the audience experience, more than 20% of L-Acoustics’ talent is devoted to R&D in the areas of acoustics, applications, mechanics, electronics, signal processing, and software development. In recognition of creating innovative professional sound technology, L-Acoustics was named as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020.

Recognized for pioneering the line source array, L-Acoustics continues to shape the future of the professional audio industry with L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology, a multidimensional, object-based approach to designing, mixing, and processing sound that results in extremely natural and intelligible audio, and a more vibrant, authentic connection between artists and their fans. Now also available for exceptional private sound spaces with L-Acoustics Creations designs.

L-Acoustics technologies can be heard in places like the Hollywood Bowl, Dickies Arena, Allianz Arena, home of Bayern Munich, or the Philharmonie de Paris, as well as the world’s top-grossing festivals, and on tour with world-class artists such as Mark Knopfler, Aerosmith, and P!NK.

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Opened by Sir Laurence Olivier in 1946, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is recognised as one of the country’s leading Conservatoire Drama Schools, training students in a professional environment for careers in the arts and entertainment industry.

Operating on three specialist teaching sites and performing in the major producing theatre venues in Bristol, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School students are trained to the highest standards for direct entry into work in theatre, film and radio drama.

The School has a long history of producing nationally recognised creative and technical theatre graduates. With strong links with all aspects of the arts and entertainment industry across the UK and beyond, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School graduates have an outstanding graduate employment record and the School has a strong reputation as a centre of excellence.

Available Courses:

FdA Production Arts - Stage
BA (Hons) Production Arts - Stage & Screen

Production Arts courses at BOVTS include stage management, lighting and electrics, sound, scenic construction and crafts, and film production.

FdA and BA top-up Costume for Film, Theatre and Television
MA Performance Design
MA Scenic Art
MA Drama Directing
MA Drama Writing
MFA Professional Voice Studies

Worcester Sixth Form College

Sixth Form College in Worcester

Available courses:
Media and film, English, STEM


Falmouth University

Creative. Connected. Courageous.

With more than 100 years' experience, TEF Gold standard teaching, professional facilities, peerless connections and a vibrant creative community, we’re not afraid to do things differently. We’re re-thinking the shape of Higher Education and delivering impactful research and innovation.

The Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) at Falmouth University is a vibrant, entrepreneurial and industry-connected hub for actors, musicians, producers, composers, dancers, theatre performers, lighting and sound designers, theatre technicians and entertainment managers in training.

We have many industry connected honorary fellows including Michael Grandage, Emma Rice, Jude Kelly, Jerry Dammers and Seth Lakeman

Available courses:

BA(Hons) Technical Theatre Arts
BA(Hons) Theatre & Performance
BA(Hons) Acting
BA(Hons) Dance & Choreography
BA(Hons) Musical Theatre
BA(Hons) Music
BA(Hons) Creative Music Technology
BA(Hons) Popular Music
BA(Hons) Music Theatre & Entertainment Management
BA(Hons) Creative Events Management

University Campus of Football Business (UCFB)

University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) is a world first in higher education, offering university degrees in the football, sports and events industries at campuses in London and Manchester which have the iconic Wembley and Etihad stadiums at their heart.

In addition, students have the opportunity to visit UCFB's global study hubs at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, New York's Red Bull Arena, Toronto FC and Melbourne Cricket Ground to learn from the biggest organisations in the global sports industry.

Available courses:

BA (Hons) Stadium & Events Management

University of Westminster

The University of Westminster provides practical, rounded education to allow students from all backgrounds to realise their full potential. With over 19,000 students of 169 different nationalities, we offer a vibrant, enriching learning environment where our staff are as diverse as our student body. Our courses in Tourism and Events Management are taught at our Marylebone campus, directly opposite Madame Tussauds, giving students the opportunity to study right in the heart of one of the world’s leading tourism and events destinations.

Available courses:

Tourism and Events Management BA Honours

Event Design and Management MA

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University is The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year for Teaching Quality 2020. We offer award-winning teaching at the centre of an “amazing student city” and you have the chance to gain industry-relevant work experience.

At undergraduate level, you can choose to specialise in Events with Tourism, Experiential Marketing, Arts and Entertainment, Leisure, Festival and Entertainment management or Esports. At postgraduate you can choose strategic events marketing or international events and conference management. All our courses benefit from our close industry links; students have previously completed work experience with Festival Republic, Live Nation, and Olympia London.

Available courses:

BA (Hons) Festival & Entertainment Management
BSc (Hons) Events Management
BSc (Hons) Events Management (Experiential Marketing)
BSc (Hons) Events Management (Arts & Entertainment)
BSc (Hons) Events Management (Tourism)
BSc (Hons) Events & Leisure Management
BA (Hons) Esports
MSc Strategic Events Marketing
MSc International Events and Conference Management
Please note all our Undergraduate courses are available with a foundation year

Pearce Hire

Pearce Hire provides award-winning temporary power; lighting, audio, staging; in-house electrical testing; technical project management/production services for 2,000+ events a year. We specialise in temporary power for Greenfield sites including Royal Parks, stately home gardens and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

We eagerly support young professionals entering the industry. We offer work experiences for college students and summer work during our peak period. We employ over 70 freelancers during our busy festival season.
Pearce Hire works with James Eade Training offering BS7909 Temporary Power training courses, ensuring you will be match-ready when the industry gets back up and running again!

Staffordshire University

Our city campus in Stoke-on-Trent is the University’s nerve centre. We deliver world class healthcare education at our specialist Centre of Excellence in Stafford. And a global network of more than 20,000 people study our degrees internationally.

Our industry connections and emphasis on experience make our graduates among the most employable in the UK. A leading university for digital technologies, we are always building on our proud computing heritage and strong reputation for computer games courses.

Our gold award in the 2019 Teaching Excellence Framework recognises excellent standards of learning and teaching, while 78 per cent of our research is world leading or of international importance (Research Excellence Framework 2014). Our interdisciplinary network of research centres drive the publication of hundreds of papers each year.

Staffordshire University, located in Stoke-on-Trent, is an institution with over 100 years’ experience in providing quality higher education to students around the globe. The University offers a huge variety of courses including business management, events, esports, computing and healthcare, and is dedicated to providing the tools for students to launch their future careers in the industries of tomorrow. The combination of Gold Rated teaching (Teaching Excellence Framework), guaranteed work experience opportunities for every student, and outstanding facilities including a brand-new networking and business development building, has resulted in the University breaking into the Top 250 Young University’s in THE World University rankings 2020.

University of Portsmouth

The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, part of the TEF Gold-rated University of Portsmouth, offers an outstanding student experience supported by industry-standard facilities and resources, as well as professional accreditations.

Its distinctive academic portfolio encourages risk and challenges assumptions about creativity and the creative sector.

Available courses:

BSc (Hons) Music Technology
BSc (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Enterprise
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
BA/BSc (Hons) Creative Computing
BSc (Hons) Creative Media Technologies
BSc (Hons) Digital Media
BA (Hons) Film Production
BSc (Hons) Television and Broadcasting

MSc Creative Technologies
MSc Film and Television