Acting and Performance

UHI Moray


Main campus


The nationally recognised HNC Acting and Performance is aimed at those with experience and/or genuine interest in acting and performance. It will allow you to develop your skills in voice, movement, acting and stage craft.

Taking part in performances in our versatile performing arts studio as well as in the community, you will work co-operatively in teams experiencing opportunities for leadership, and take part in innovative and creative approaches to work in rehearsal and performance.

Mandatory units are:
Acting 1: developing skills; Acting and performance: group award graded unit 1; Movement 1: developing skills; Production 1: developing skills; Voice 1: developing skills

Option units are:
Acting methods and practitioners; Creating drama scripts; Devising theatre; Shakespeare in practice;
Drama skills: leading a workshop; Acting for camera; Directing a text

Please note that option units available vary depending on study location; for more information contact your chosen campus.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at grade C or above including English plus 4 subjects at National 5; or NC Acting and Performance; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You will be required to submit a video monologue of up to 5 minutes and a short piece of written work.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Creative Industries

SCQF Level