Art Schools in Scotland
Details of Best Arts Colleges, Courses, Curriculum, Contact Details

Scottish Art Schools

The growing relevance of fine and applied art in commerce, as well as the increasing importance of public art in the community, is reflected in the number of arts courses being offered in third level education. Scotland offers a useful selection of art training programs as a foundation for a wide variety of careers within the art and design sector. For more information about course-qualifications, course syllabus, course facilities and future artistic career options, here is a list of the best art colleges in Scotland. Contact them direct, or visit their websites. (See also: BEST ART SCHOOLS)

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Grays School of Art, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
Phone: (0)1224 263600; Website:
This art college offers undergraduate study options in BA (Hons) Design and Craft, BA (Hons) Fine Art, BDes (Hons) Design for Industry and BDes (Hons) Design for Digital Media. Masters of Arts in Art & Design, including history of art.


University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland
Phone: (0)1382 345306; Website:
This art college - a Faculty of the University of Dundee - provides courses in fine art, design, video, television & imaging and architecture (history, styles).


Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
Phone: (0)1312 216000; Website:
Provides undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of Art & Design disciplines. (Fine arts includes: drawing, figure drawing and figure painting.)

Leith School of Art (LSA), 25 North Junction Street, Edinburgh
Phone: (0)131 5545761; Website:
Independent art college providing education in art and design. Offers painting, drawing, evening, day and summer courses. Plus courses on Art Evaluation: How to Appreciate Art.


The Glasgow School Of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Phone: (0)1413 534500; Website:
Offers programs in fine art (painting, printmaking, sculpture), design and architecture with studio based teaching and research.

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