Acting (in conjunction with Queen Margaret University) (3rd year entry)

New College Lanarkshire


Coatbridge Campus


This course, in collaboration with Queen Margaret University, is aimed at students with excellent acting skills who are looking to become professional actors in theatre, film and television.

Students will be provided with a wide range of performance opportunities underpinned by practical training and critical thinking and analysis. Subjects include Advanced Acting Skills, Repertoire and Audition Technique, Showcase and Performance Project. The focus of the course is to shape and enhance your existing skills and knowledge, build your confidence, develop your business skills, and prepare you for a successful career in performing arts.

Students have opportunities to work closely with the industry through a series of workshops, casting events and mock auditions. In the past, students have had the opportunity to work with a wide range of professionals, artistic directors and casting directors such as the BBC, The National Theatre of Scotland, The Citizens Theatre, Bard in the Botanics, The Traverse Theatre, Visible Fictions, Vox Motus, Surge, Cumbernauld Theatre, Orla O’Connor Casting, Claire Catterson Casting, Khaleen Crawford Casting and Blood of the Young Theatre Company.

Entry Requirements

HND Acting and Performance or other relevant HND. Higher English or Drama strongly recommended. Interview. The audition process will involve both practical and academic assessment.

Progression Routes

BA (Hons) Acting with Creative Enterprise

Start Date






Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level