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HNC: Acting and Performance SCQF Level 7

Fife College

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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Fife College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


As a student on this course, you will not only participate in varied and exciting practical workshops focusing on movement, voice, and acting, you will also collaborate with others to create dynamic productions to showcase these skills. In addition, you will learn how to evaluate, analyse, and further develop your skills whilst building a portfolio of your performance work to support you in entering work in the performance industry.

We are innovative in our approach to learning and teaching, using online resources to support and enhance learning for the modern industry. In your two years of professional training, you will develop and apply skills required to enable you to pursue a career in creative industries and provide the practical and academic skills required to progress to degree level in your chosen specialism.


On completion of this course, you will be able to progress to university level study and take advantage of current two-year top-up degree arrangements with the University of the West of Scotland and Edinburgh Napier University as well as preparing for audition to other undergraduate programmes:

  • HND: Acting and Performance SCQF Level 8
  • Fife College has defined articulation routes in place for this course
  • University of the West of Scotland
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Royal Conservatoire Scotland (RCS)
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
  • Drama Centre London
  • Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Cardiff
  • Central School of Speech and Drama London
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA)
  • Rose Bruford London
  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art


  • Actor/performer
  • Acting for stage/screen/TV/film/radio
  • Contemporary performance
  • Teaching within an educational setting
  • Drama facilitation within a community setting
  • Community theatre practitioner
  • Independent performing artist
  • Radio, TV, arts administration
  • Arts journalism and presenting

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University information

Fife College

  • Campus address

    Fife College, Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY, Scotland

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