Why invest in an Art and Design course

If you are considering a course in art and design, then here are some reasons why the investment is worth making.

University of Arts London (UAL) creative qualifications

UAL have designed creative qualifications that you can study at Edinburgh College. These courses are relevant to the industry and fantastic for course progression. The college is currently the only college in Scotland to offer these courses over a range of levels and subjects. Read more about UAL qualifications.

Get into the first year of art school

If you didn’t quite make the grades for first year at Edinburgh College of Art, Glasgow College of Art, Duncan of Jordanstone (or other institutions) then a college course is a fantastic option to bridge the gap. 81% of students who studied art and design courses in 2016/2017 progressed to university.

Students win art and design awards

College students are often in the news, winning national awards in the Scottish Digital Business Awards, SQA Star Awards, D+AD, to name a few. Read about student, Niamh, who was named Star Creative Student at the Marketing Society Star Awards.

End of year shows

Student exhibitions and industry events include high profile venues including Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Summerhall and Fruitmarket Gallery. Read about our 2018 Contemporary Art Practice show.

View all courses here with places still available for start in August 2018.