M.A. On Campus

Stage and Event Management

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

15 months
22505 GBP/year
10549 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


For entry to the MA Stage and Event Management course at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, you must apply via UCAS Conservatoires. 


The UCAS Conservatoires Institution Code for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is R59 and the Course Code for the MA Stage and Event Management is 400F.


  • For students wishing to specialise in stage management for the theatre and live events
  • Taught elements starting in September and running full time until Easter of the following year with a flexible 12-month period to complete the first component
  • Tuition and supervision from a team of established industry practitioners
  • Masterclasses and seminars from leading industry experts
  • Training in the full range of skills required to be a professional stage manager or event manager
  • Core skills module covering job roles, budgets, health and safety, essential lighting and sound, scheduling and CAD


The postgraduate element of the programme is accredited by the National Council for Drama Training.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Practical Skills
  • Management in Context
  • Placement 
  • Professional Practice Portfolio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme is suitable for graduates of any discipline who want to work within stage and event management in the technical theatre industry and/or the live events industry. 
  • The College also considers applications from people who seek formal training after working in the theatre or related entertainment and event industries. 
  • All applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate significant practical experience and a good understanding of the stage management profession.
  • Final selection is made on the basis of an interview.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22505 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22505 GBP per year during 15 months.
  • National

    10549 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10549 GBP per year during 15 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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