Musical Theatre

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


Edinburgh College is committed to offering training to those from diverse backgrounds. Hence this musical theatre program focuses strongly on a candidate’s personal statement at the application stage and performance/interview if invited to audition.

This is an ideal course if you want to develop and apply acting, singing and dancing as a possible career in the exciting industry of musical theatre. The course also provides the opportunity to build your personal skills - useful in any profession and for lifelong learning. There are rewarding theatre visits and professional workshops as part of the course content and you will participate in musical theatre performances to give you valuable practical experience. We also expect you to attend professional theatre productions during the year. This will ensure you are well-prepared for both further study and your future career within musical theatre.

This course requires applicants to have good stamina and physical ability for the high impact practical requirements throughout the course. Course fees may be applicable for visits and external workshops.

Entry Requirements

1 or 2 Highers, preferably including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and audition.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors