Dance and Drama (Drama) (in conjunction with Kingston University London)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


is an intensive industry training course vaildated by Kingston University. Challenge your potential as you immerse yourself in the art of theatre and performance through a range of techniques. This is a university-level course that will ensure you are prepared to an industry standard to progress into a career as a portfolio artist.

You will develop a range of transferable skills to equip you for the demands of a competitive world. Actors and performers have a massive influence on society and this course aims to show you how you can become a part of that influence. You will critically engage in industry practices and learn how to take a simple performance idea and bring it to life. Throughout the course, you will gain essential experience in professional environments and make crucial connections with industry professionals.

Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) has a range of exceptional professional facilities including the Pass studio theatre as well as dance, acting and aerial studios. Many of the BA Performances take place in external venues such as Festival Theatre Studio, Traverse Theatre and Assembly Roxy.

Core modules:

Acting: Context, Genre and Application; Applied Theatre: Health and Wellbeing; Production Project: Making a Performance; and Ensemble Performance.

You will also develop skills in:

Body conditioning for performers; Acting techniques; Study skills for performing arts; personal and professional planning; Choreography and dance; Theatre directing.

Entry Requirements

HND Acting and Performance or HND Musical Theatre with a Graded unit A or B. Interview. Audition.

Progression Routes

MA in Dance Science at Edinburgh University or MEd Learning and Teaching in the Performing Arts.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Performing Arts and Photography

SCQF Level