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

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


The BA Musical Theatre course at New College Lanarkshire, in collaboration with Queen Margaret University, is intended for those with excellent singing, acting and dance ability and aims to produce all round performers.

You will be provided with a wide range of performance opportunities underpinned by practical training and critical thinking and analysis. Subjects include Advanced Performance Technique, Repertoire and Audition, 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.

You will have opportunities to work with 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 including The National Theatre of Scotland, Claire Catterson Casting, Stephen Whitson, Pearson Casting, Cumbernauld Theatre, Apollo Management, Boland and Reeve, Horsecross and Inside Out Productions.

Entry Requirements

HND Musical Theatre or other relevant HND. Higher English or Drama preferred. Entry is by audition only, where candidates will be asked to perform in front of an audition panel, take part in a practical dance workshop and take part in a short interview (more details are available once interviews/auditions are arranged). Previous performance experience is preferred but not essential.

Progression Routes

Postgraduate level study.

Start Date






Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level