Lighting Design BA (Hons)

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

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UCAS CODE W450
This course trains students in the art of lighting design for theatre, live performance and related fields. It involves learning the practical skills required to rig, focus and maintain lighting equipment whilst developing the ability to make aesthetic and technical design choices. It also covers aspects of video and projection design. Students are supported and encouraged to make full use of automated lighting, video, projection, LEDs and other emerging technologies. They will benefit from ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
8th

Start date and duration

Start date
03-OCT-22
Full Time
3 Years

Drama

Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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Average salary
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Drama graduate salary at this uni
£26,000
UK Drama graduate salary
£20,000

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Drama

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Drama
63%
English Literature
40%
History
19%
Art & Design
18%
Psychology
12%

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Where you'll study

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

Embassy Theatre London
Camden
NW3 3HY United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Swiss Cottage  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: South Hampstead  0.2 miles away

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