• HNC Performing Arts

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

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A minimum of two relevant Highers (including Drama) at Grade C or above or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 6 or equivalent. Applicants with appropriate experience or other training may be accepted without formal qualifications. A place on the course is subject to an interview process and an audition.

What's Involved

If you are looking for a practical course that allows you to express your creative skill sets in Acting, this is the course for you. Whether after completing a successful NC course or a A-C pass at Higher, you will devise and perform a variety of pieces in a variety of professional environments. Staff are experienced actors with in depth knowledge of how to audition and perform to the best of your potential. All productions will be supported by our Technical Theatre course crews as part of a truly professional experience. 

Subjects may include:

  • Acting
  • Community Drama
  • Acting for Camera
  • Movement
  • Developing Skills
  • Text and Performance
  • Acting Methods
  • Voice
  • Community Production Tour

Go Anywhere

Progression on to HND Performing Arts or a relevant HND course at SCQF Level 8 or onto a university course or employment. 

Possible careers you can explore:

  • Film Actor
  • TV Actor
  • Actor for Commercial Productions
  • Theatrical Actor
  • Musical Theatre Actor
  • Script Writer
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Deviser
  • Community Actor
  • Drama Teacher