Full-time professional courses
The MGA Academy of Performing Art’s full-time professional school offers options for up to four years of training. Students audition to enter a course at the level most suitable for them.
Click on the links below to find out more about each course, or read more about the excellent full-time professional training offered by MGA in Edinburgh.
One-year Foundation (HNC) courses
- Foundation course in Musical Theatre (HNC)
- Foundation course in Acting and Performance (HNC)
- Foundation course in Professional Dance Performance (HNC)
Three-year undergraduate BA (Hons) Degrees
- BA (Hons) Musical Theatre
- BA (Hons) Acting
- BA (Hons) Acting (Film and TV)*
- BA (Hons) Dance (Commercial)
- BA (Hons) Dance (Contemporary)*
BA (Hons) Top-up Year
For advanced students with appropriate qualifications and/or suitable professional experience to join the final year of our Musical Theatre, Acting or Dance degree programmes.
- BA (Hons) Musical Theatre top-up year
- BA (Hons) Acting top-up year
- BA (Hons) Dance (Commercial) top-up year
Complete in 1 year full time, 2 years part time.
- Master of Arts (MA) Performance (Theatre Making)*
- Master of Arts (MA) Performance (Dance and Choreography)*
* New for September 2023!
You must be a UK citizen to apply for MGA’s professional full-time training courses and be able to provide proof.