The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Theatre: Design and Production

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Description:In the BFA Design and Production program you'll receive practical experience as well as completing scholarly studies in theatre history and theory. You'll examine set, costume, lighting, and sound design, including set and costume construction, stage and production management, and other production technologies.

The BFA in Production and Design prepares you for entry-level jobs in commercial theatre or for more advanced training in graduate school. Coursework is offered in construction, scenic art, stage lighting, properties, stage management, and design. The program normally begins in your second year of university and takes three years to complete. During the first year, you are expected to crew shows and explore the alternatives available in backstage work. During the second and third years, you are expected to specialize more intensively in an areas of interest.
URL:Theatre: Design and Production at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $41,156

More information on tuition fees can be found on the UBC undergrad tuition fees webpage.
Careers:Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 65] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 10, 2021

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