Acting and Performance (Hons), B.A. | Queen Margaret University | Musselburgh, United Kingdom
24 months
7000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Acting and Performance (Hons) from Queen Margaret University enables those with an appropriate further education qualification to continue their studies through attaining an honours degree that provides the training needed to pursue a contemporary career as an actor.


Acting and Performance (Hons) from Queen Margaret University draws on QMU’s rich and highly respected teaching expertise within the performing arts. We focus on intensive stage and screen actor training with additional options that allow you to expand your skills to include areas such as community theatre, playwriting, directing, devising and creative entrepreneurship. The rich and varied curriculum means that the course will provide a distinctive and complementary course of actor training in the conservatoire tradition and provide you with the knowledge and skills required for the diverse range of ways in which you might wish to develop your career as an actor.


Successful completion of the course gives graduates the skills necessary to work as an actor or to apply these skills to a wide range of other roles in the performing arts such as playwriting, community outreach, and theatre in education. Many of our students go on to establish their own creative business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance Skills
  • Interpreting Text
  • Performance Technique
  • Leadership in Creative Industries
  • Advanced Performance Stage
  • Advanced Performance Screen
  • Festival Production
  • Performance Skills for Professional Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Direct Entry: HND Acting and Performance/Musical Theatre with B in the graded unit for the second year. Foundation degrees in appropriate subjects considered. Two years of a relevant degree considered.
  • International: IELTS of 6.5 with no element lower than 6.0
  • Auditions: Final selection will be based on an audition.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 24 months.

RUK (FT)+: £9,250


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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