Stage Management- Skills and Practice, Certificate | Queen Margaret University | Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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Stage Management- Skills and Practice

3 months
865 GBP/full
865 GBP/full
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This hands-on Stage Management- Skills and Practice course at Queen Margaret University will provide you with experiential learning processes and practice to develop your skills as a professional stage manager.


It will enable you to gain an understanding of current practice in stage management, a critical awareness of current issues in the management of theatre and events, develop personal and professional competencies in stage management practices and apply a range of practical skills.

Why study a short course in Stage Management- Skills and Practice at QMU?

Our staff are practitioners with real world experience of working in the field of stage management and technical theatreAll our courses at Queen Margaret University blend theoretical analysis of working processes with hands-on practical investigation, to ensure you are learning skills you can employ in the professional arenaYou will be able to benefit from our expertise in teaching parallel courses in performance, film and media for over fifty years, and make use of our full range of digital and physical resources which will be made available to you during the course.

Programme Structure

On completion of the course, you’ll be able to:
  • understand the key components which constitute an effective stage management team, and apply the processes by which it is created and maintained;
  • examine and evaluate the present and future role of the stage management team within any organisation;
  • engage in debate and construct arguments on issues relating to the stage management of theatrical and other performances in the context of the current industry landscape;
  • critically evaluate the backstage management of theatres, venues, and festivals; 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course is delivered at master’s level and each applicant must decide if the level of study is suitable for them.
  • Applicants for master’s level study would usually hold an undergraduate degree or have relevant professional experience that supports study at this level. Applicants that have previously studied outside the UK should check that their qualification has been taught at a suitable level to prepare them for master’s level study.
  • You do not need to provide proof of your previous qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    865 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 GBP for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    865 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 GBP for the full programme during 3 months.


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