Acting and Performance

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


Acting and Performance HND is a two-year course designed to support you to realise and achieving your performance potential. From the hundreds of applications we receive, each year we accept two cohorts of driven and committed students who aspire in becoming the next generation of performers and makers. Upon completion of our HND our students successfully go on to work as actors and performers in the Scottish Theatre sector and beyond, create their own theatre companies or undertake further study on our BA (Hons) Dance and Drama Degree or at other institutions.

Subjects Include:
Creating Devised Theatre; Physical Theatre: Skills for Devising and Performance; Theatre Styles; Live Performance; Voice, Acting and Movement Development Skills; Text and Performance; Acting for camera.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Drama; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview. Audition

Progression Routes

Further training at university or possible entry into professional work

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Performing Arts and Photography

SCQF Level