This is Year 2 of the HND Acting and Performance course. It follows on from HNC Acting and Performance. 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.

  • Acting skills including stage/ camera/ microphone
  • Performance skills
  • Movement and voice skills
  • Teamwork, creating dynamic productions
  • Planning and production
  • Analysis and evaluation
  • Building a portfolio/show reel

This course is offered as a one year HNC or two year HND:

  • HNC/HND year 1 – one year full-time
  • HND year 2 – one year full-time following successful completion of HND year 1

We seek to provide exciting educational opportunities for learners through our industry links and creative partners. In the past, we have worked with leading playwrights and practitioners including; National Theatre Scotland, Gregory Burke, David Grieg, Stellar Quines, and many more. We have also enjoyed educational trips to London and performed as part of Edinburgh’s annual Fringe Festival.

Year 2 Core Units

  • Voice 2: applying skills in performance
  • Movement 2: applying skills in performance
  • Acting 2: applying skills in performance
  • Production 2: applying skills in performance
  • Graded Unit 2
  • Professional development for actors
  • HND Year 2
  • Successful achievement of the HNC/HND year 1 Acting and Performance with 15 Credits

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:

  • 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
  • You are required to have clothing and footwear suitable for movement classes.
  • All applicants will need to apply online.
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise e.g. audition.