Our programmes

Key facts

Edinburgh College of Art is home to 2,000 undergraduate students on 22 degree programmes across five Schools.
You’ll study in the heart of a major cultural capital city, with access to the University of Edinburgh’s wide range of world-class facilities.
If you are an eligible undergraduate joining us from outside Edinburgh, we can guarantee you an offer of accommodation.
Our undergraduate Open Days take place in June, September and October.
You’ll need to apply for your undergraduate programme through UCAS.

How to apply and entrance requirements

If you'd like to study on an undergraduate programme at Edinburgh College of Art, you must apply through UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. 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 fees
  • find out where to go for further advice and guidance

Take me to the University of Edinburgh website on how to apply for undergraduate

If you’re applying to study on one of our Art or Design degree programmes, you’ll also be required to submit a mini portfolio. Our application guide explains what you need to submit and by when.

Art & Design: How to Apply application guide (PDF)

If you have any questions about the application process, our Undergraduate Admissions Office will be happy to help you.

Email the Undergraduate Admissions Office: CAHSS.UGAdmissions@ed.ac.uk


College of Humanities & Social Science Undergraduate Admissions Office

Email: CAHSS.UGAdmissions@ed.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 3565