Performing and Production Arts Diploma Level 3 (UAL)

Moray College UHI


Main campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The University of the Arts London Level 3 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree level study or employment in the performing arts.

Delivered by Out of the Darkness Theatre Company, there will be a priority and emphasis on the discipline of Musical Theatre, with elements of dance, singing and acting.

The Diploma provides an opportunity for you to explore the performing arts, develop and test your creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating, demanding and provides a supportive transition from general to more specialised study.

Course content includes:

Principles of performance; Engaging with an audience; Introduction to professional practice; Critical and contextual awareness; Production skills and context; Performance skills and context; Preparation for specialist study; Collaborative performance project.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5, preferably including English, plus an audition with members of staff from Out of Darkness Theatre Company.

Progression Routes

HNC Acting and Performance

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Creative Industries

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts