MA — 2024 entry Stage and Production Management

GSA has been providing highly regarded professional training in stage and production management for over 40 years. Our graduates have gone on to work in all areas of the industry, both in the UK and around the world.

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

  • If you would like to steer your career path backstage, then our hands-on, practical Stage and Production Management MA course is designed for you.
  • You'll be trained by highly knowledgeable academics and leading industry professionals, providing you with the latest abilities and skills in the offstage field.
  • We prepare students to assume managerial roles in the global creative industries, or to pursue further academic study, by developing knowledge and skills, agility, resourcefulness and resilience, enabling you to successfully launch your career.
  • You’ll have the chance to enhance your employability by completing an industry placement, as well as a digital showcase for employers.
  • Upon graduation, you will be empowered to become multiskilled, confident and proactive professionals who are employable globally in the creative industries and beyond with the requisite skills, knowledge, and techniques to understand and shape their professions.
  • GSA facilities rank amongst some of the best professional training facilities in the UK conservatoire sector. As part of the University of Surrey, our students also have full access to the university's facilities, offering you world-class conservatoire training in a top university environment. Truly the best of both worlds!
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Fantastic graduate prospects

97% of our GSA postgraduate students go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA)

Top 10 in UK

Surrey is ranked 9th in the UK for overall satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2023)

Top 20 in UK

Surrey is ranked in the top 20 for the quality of our research outputs (Research Excellence Framework 2021)


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