Founded in 2011, Backstage Academy offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, short courses, bespoke training programmes and e-learning for the live events and creative industries.

Studying at Backstage
From day one, students are immersed in industry. Using best-in-class technology and equipment in state-of-the-art production studios, students study hands-on undergraduate and postgraduate degrees designed to catapult their careers.

Undergraduate degrees include BA (Hons) programmes in Live Events Production, Stage & Production Management and Live Visual Design & Production.

Postgraduate degrees include MA programmes in lmmersive & Interactive Media Design, Innovation & Entrepreneurship for Live Events, Live Event Design and Visual Effects for Live Events, and MSc programmes in Creative Technologies and Virtual Production.

Training at Backstage
Alongside our degree programmes, Backstage offers a range of short courses and bespoke training solutions in a variety of areas including event health & safety, lighting, mental health first aid, networking, rigging, sound, stage pyrotechnics, sustainable events management and working with electricity.