Lighting, sound, video, power and event rigging professionals are essential as audiences expect more from the live events they attend.
With friendly support and a hands-on approach, your student experience will be closely aligned to the demands of the live event industry.
The University of South Wales has an excellent reputation with production and event companies, with the opportunity to take a year in an industry placement.
We have dedicated facilities and industry-standard equipment to allow students to learn their craft and gain confidence alongside increased employability.
Attending an open day, whether online or on-campus, is the ideal way to learn more about our Lighting, Sound and Live Event Production Courses courses and get a feel of what it's like to study at the University of South Wales.
Speak to the lecturers and expert staff who teach the courses, take tours of our campuses and facilities, view accommodation, speak to our advice team about placement and career opportunities and discuss finances. Plus, speak to current students and hear about their experiences first hand.
During your studies you'll have the opportunity to translate theory into practise, working on a range of exciting projects for real clients.
You'll learn how to build systems using a range of industry equipment, creating bespoke solutions. In the classroom, the technical theory is used to underpin your craft practise.
We have exceptionally close ties with the technical production and broadcast industries. The industry’s leading companies provide students with access to their equipment and give guest lectures, training and demonstrations.
With graduates in diverse roles across live entertainment, corporate and broadcast, students are regularly invited to look around company premises and meet their staff.
At USW, you'll have access to a range of specialist facilities at our ATRiuM campus in Cardiff's city centre. You will work in our television and sound studios, video and show networking laboratory and the University theatre, to put your skills into practise and realise your designs.
We benefit from the proximity of, and links with many local venues, including: Cardiff arena, major BBC TV studios, Cardiff stadium, cinemas, concert venues, recording studios and world-class theatres.
With campuses in Pontypridd, Cardiff and Newport, you can enjoy all that South Wales has to offer – city life, night life and culture, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside.
Many of our lecturers are at the forefront of their field, producing world-leading research and contributing to advances within their area of expertise.
Meet friends for life, join clubs and societies, experience campus life, benefit from a huge array of facilities and equipment and study a course that will shape the rest of your life.
Dedicated onsite and online support, advice and mentoring will ensure you're heard and supported. Our support services are at the forefront of addressing the challenges that modern-life brings.
Employability is at the heart of everything. So much so that a lot of our teaching is informed by what happens in the real world and the skills you’ll need for your chosen career.
Many of our courses have accreditation from professional, statutory or regulatory bodies. This allows you to gain a qualification recognised in your profession, such as an ACCA or LPC.