Why choose us?

With more than 900 postgraduate students, studying across five Schools, you will join an incredibly diverse and supportive, creative community.
You will live in one of the world’s great cultural cities. Edinburgh is home to two UNESCO World Heritage sites. It’s compact and easily walkable, but extraordinarily rich in art and architecture.
Our world-leading teaching staff will inspire you to create work of the highest quality, in a cosmopolitan environment that is stimulating, supportive, flexible and challenging.
We offer an exceptional range of studios, workshop spaces, libraries and collections, places to socialise, perform and show work; all within walking distance of world-class museums and galleries.
You will graduate with a degree from one of the world’s top 20 universities ready to take the next steps in your professional career.

How to apply and entrance requirements

If you'd like to study on a postgraduate programme at Edinburgh College of Art, you must apply through EUCLID, our online application system. You can find out how to do this on the University of Edinburgh website, where you'll also be able to:

  • see detailed entrance requirements for each programme on the Degree Finder
  • get information on what to expect after you apply
  • find out about study modes, start dates and fees
  • find out if, and how, you need to submit a portfolio, showreel or research proposal
  • find out where to go for further advice and guidance

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Edinburgh College of Art Postgraduate Admissions

Email: hsspg@ed.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 4086