Careers and Employability

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Drama and Performance

Drama and Performance

Our Drama and Performance courses can help you enter a range of different careers, reaching in many directions. These could include:

  • Making and/or producing performance both
    as an individual and as part of a company.
  • Working as education and outreach officers
    connected to theatre companies and cultural
    organisations, or undertaking teacher training.
  • Working in arts administration within the cultural,
    heritage, education and performance industries.
  • Working in fields related to health and well-being.

We deliver 'real world' insight and currently work in partnership with:

  • Eden Court Theatre
  • Scottish Drama Training Network
  • National Theatre of Scotland
  • BBC Scotland
  • Dogstar Theatre
  • Dragonfly Drama
  • Edinburgh Fringe Society
  • Inverness Playwrights

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Humanities content



Social Sciences

Social Sciences focuses on sociology, politics and psychology and for those who are interested in criminology and history, we can offer these specific areas of interest.

Social Sciences give you a broad understanding of societal behaviours and challenges and provide an ideal route into social services, social care, police and voluntary organisations.

History and Literature

History and Literature provide multiple pathways into careers such as teaching, education and research, publishing, the heritage sector, media, marketing and PR or even politics.



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Art and Design content

Art and Design

Art and Design

Our courses offer a wide range of possibilities. You will gain knowledge of art and design in many professinal contexts including health, community art, digital art and realtional practices.

The careers available in this sector cover:

  • studio technician
  • freelance artist
  • digital media
  • publishing
  • graphic design 

Read about Gary Miller and his experience of our Visual Communication and Design (Hons).  

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If English is your second language then ESOL provides the perfect platform for you to prepare for study in our wider curruculum.

ESOL also assist you in your journey through citizenship and employment while helping you to develop skills in analysis and debate while formulating and communication ideas an opinions.

Use this quick link to see our ESOL courses at a glance


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