Creative Producing MA
Bath Spa University
Key Course Facts
Do you want to produce live performance? This postgraduate course is for producers at all stages of their career.
Work on real-time projects with our in-house production company, led by the University’s Creative Producer.
Extend your artistic community through the University’s industry partners, collaborators and guest speakers.
Enhance your professional skills via productions, working with industry collaborators, and working with technical teams.
Want to get your creative ideas to an audience? Through this postgraduate course in Creative Producing, we’ll teach you the core skills you need to get your work to market, as well as helping you develop industry contacts.
Creative Producers are in demand more than ever, as they are vital to the innovation and sustainability of the cultural industries. This MA Creative Producing programme is for producers at all stages of their career.
If you’re a new or early career producer, you’ll learn and develop skills to enhance your creative vision, artistic judgement, business skills and acumen. If you’re an established producer, you’ll be able to develop, evaluate and reflect on your own practice. In addition, you’ll expand your artistic and market awareness by gaining insights into innovative artistic practices.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The course is geared towards giving you the skills you need to develop a freelance career as a Creative Producer.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Mphil / PhD
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Creative Producing, MA.
This MA Creative Producing programme is for producers at all stages of their career, from those with a desire to work in live performance, to those with existing producing experience. Applicants will normally have a strong first degree in a relevant subject, but extensive relevant work experience will also be considered.
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
Bath Spa University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Tuition Fees Creative Producing MA
Average student cost of living in UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Bath Spa University
Bath Spa University is located in the rural outskirts of the English city of the same name, Bath. This institution of higher education takes pride in that they have the faculty resources and initiative to treat students as individuals, by learning their strengths and weaknesses, and thus being able to help them find work placements that align with their goals. In your free time, you can find academic and social experiences through Bath Spa’s more than 70 student clubs and societies.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Creative Producing (Theatre and Short Film) BA (Hons)||University of Essex||84%||0%||4%||£9250||£16850||161||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
|Devised Theatre and Performance MA||Rose Bruford College||84%||0%||4%||£16250||£16250||161||Sidcup||On campus Full-time|
|MA Experimental Theatre Practices MA||Plymouth Marjon University||84%||0%||4%||£6500||£12000||161||Plymouth||On campus Part-time|
|Creative Industries (Theatre Production) BA (Hons)||University of Hull||63%||2%||5%||£9250||£14800||157||Hull||On campus Full-time|
|Stage Management and Technical Theatre Production MA||Queen Margaret University||-||-||-||£8100||-||-||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Film, TV & Theatre Production BA (Hons)||The Northern School of Art||73%||12%||15%||£9250||-||-||Middlesbrough||On campus Full-time|
|Theatre Production BA (Hons)||The University of Winchester||64%||10%||10%||£9250||-||113||Winchester||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Technical Theatre BA (Hons)||University of the Arts London||42%||2%||4%||£9250||-||135||London||On campus Full-time|
|Theatre Production BA (Hons)||University of Surrey||63%||2%||5%||-||-||157||Guildford||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Producing MFA (PG)||Royal Central School of Speech and Drama||63%||2%||5%||-||-||157||London||On campus Full-time|