Why choose us?

You’ll study in one of the largest, longest-established, fastest-growing and most diverse History of Art Schools in the UK.
Our city is home to some of Europe’s most valuable art collections, as well as one of the UK's liveliest contemporary art scenes.
History of Art is one of the classic humanities disciplines. You’ll learn how to interpret and critique images and objects of almost every conceivable kind.
Our students can take courses from across the University of Edinburgh and you’ll be taught by experts who are active writers and curators.
Our graduates can be found in leadership roles in the arts worldwide. Edinburgh is where those careers start.

Facilities and resources

Studios and workshop spaces, libraries and collections, places to socialise, perform and show work.

The extensive University of Edinburgh Collections are here to facilitate teaching and research around the University. The collections, which stretch over 60 kilometres of materials, relate to the history of the University, Scotland, and the wider world.

Students at the University of Edinburgh have access to a range of library resources across the campus and online.

A Virtual Learning Environment enabling you to log in 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

The public art gallery for the University of Edinburgh, comprising three distinct exhibition spaces.


ECA General Enquiries

Email: eca@ed.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)131 651 5800