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Creative Production BA (Hons)

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UCAS code



3 years

UCAS points

112 - 96

Creative Production degree
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Explore imagination’s potential with our practical Creative Production degree.

Produce performances while exploring other topics within the creative arts. This hands-on Creative Production degree will prepare you to work on live events and recorded TV and film.

You can cover subjects like:

  • stage management
  • production management
  • lighting
  • set design and props
  • costume
  • screenwriting
  • documentary-making
  • professionalism and entrepreneurship.

Hands-on learning

Our Creative Production BA is hands on. You’ll:

  • build practical skills from day one
  • work alongside technicians and designers who teach BA Acting
  • experience backstage tours and professional productions.

Make London your classroom

We are only 30 minutes from central London, so you’ll be able to explore countless theatres, studios, and archives. We’re also a stone’s throw away from world-leading studios, such as:

Expert teaching and support

You will learn from experts and employers within the industry, here to support your personal and professional growth. Our student, Aikaterini, tells us that they were “always encouraged and fully supported”.

We are:

  • 1st in London for ‘Academic Support’ (National Student Survey (NSS), 2023).
  • 2nd in London for ‘Teaching on My Course’ (NSS, 2023).

Cutting-edge facilities

With our Creative Production course, you’ll access our creative arts facilities, which include:

Work placements: build professional experience

You can complete a work placement to apply your skills to a professional context. Previous students have worked with:

  • the Royal Opera House
  • Greenwich Theatre
  • Theatre Royal Drury Lane
  • freelance designers and producers at venues like Polka Theatre and the Tabard Theatre.

Grow through collaboration

You will work closely with other students across programmes to develop your skills, ideas, and confidence. You will also be able to develop a supportive network.


Paul Stowe

Course Lead - Creative Production BA (Hons)

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Course content


You will study a range of core modules. You will also have the opportunity to study modules from our other Creative Arts programmes. Some examples are within the module list.

Please note: it is possible that a module listed on the website will not be able to run due to reasons beyond our control. For more information please refer to our course information disclaimer.

Stage management



Small scale touring

Entry requirements

We will make you an offer if you are within the tariff band range and you meet subject-specific requirements (where applicable).

For undergraduate programmes we will take into account subjects studied at Level 3, your GCSEs (or equivalent) profile, relevant non-academic achievements outlined in your personal statement, references, and your motivation for study.

112 - 96

UCAS points

International requirements

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent).

Course-specific requirements

Experience in the industry is excellent, but not essential. A keen willingness to learn and get involved is most important.

UCAS Personal statement support

Create your UCAS personal statement through our online builder and we'll email you a copy of your completed version at the end.

Further Information

For more information about entry requirements please email

How many UCAS points my grades are worth

A levels

  • A*

    56 pts

  • A

    48 pts

  • B

    40 pts

  • C

    32 pts

  • D

    24 pts

  • E

    16 pts

My qualification isn't listed:

If you can't find your qualification in this list please check the full list of UCAS tariff tables.

Fees & funding

Tuition fees





*Please note: these fees are annual and may increase in line with inflation each year subject to the Government's review of Higher Education Funding.

Information about tuition fees, student loans, and funding your studies can be found within our fees and funding section.

Additional costs

Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your programme.

Additional costs could be incurred depending on optional modules chosen and other projects undertaken.

For further information about additional costs please see our additional costs webpage


Find out more about our range of scholarships and bursaries available to undergraduate students .

Living costs

A guide to your living costs has been created by our Student Funding Team.

Accommodation costs vary depending on whether you opt for an en suite room and on-site catering. Take a look at our accommodation options and the prices you can expect to pay.

How the degree is taught

Contact time - 63%

Independent study - 36%

*Contact time includes 36% of guided learning

Teaching methods

You'll be taught on our beautiful and historic campus located in Twickenham, London.

The majority of the Creative Production degree is delivered via practical workshop sessions and rehearsals with some, more theoretical areas, being delivered by lecture.

Assessment methods

We will assess you through:

  • practical performances
  • presentations
  • a portfolio
  • viva.


We adhere to the university’s policy of providing feedback on assessments within 15 working days.

Career opportunities

With our Creative Production degree, you will develop key transferrable skills, such as resilience, teamwork, and creative problem-solving.

Contact our Career Services at for further information on work and postgraduate opportunities.

Some examples of job roles and areas of work for graduates of Creative Production BA (Hons) include:

theatre designertheatre technician lighting designer sound designersound engineerproduction managerstage managerproducertheatre company managercostume designercostume makerscenic constructorset designer

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