Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent. Any appropriate professional experience will also be considered.
This programme requires the submission of a portfolio and study proposal. Find more information on the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) Graduate School website:
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
Detailed advice for international students is available here:
Glass spans a spectrum of creative languages. The programme challenges existing paradigms of practices across Art, Craft and Design, at the core of each is the materiality of glass and the exploration of new boundaries through the integrated relationship between process and theory.
The programme exists to encourage you to position yourself within and beyond the disciplines of glass. This postgraduate programme is unique within Scotland and located at one of the few centres of excellence in this discipline in the UK.
Comprehensive college wide workshops including a state of the art digital fabrication lab and specific hot and cold glass studio facilities enable the student to experience a programme in the conception and production of glass to the highest level. We benefit from visiting professional practitioners and lecturers and you will have the opportunity to §participate in live projects and competitions.
Our curriculum is student-led, with tutorial guidance. You will negotiate and develop a programme of study based on personal areas of practice based research. The programme fosters inter-disciplinary collaborations with other departments creates an unique student experience and fresh, rich layers of learning embedded within innovative results.
For assessment, MA and MFA students produce a body of practical and written work on an agreed, self-initiated project.
MFA students produce an additional extended body of work.
All programmes integrate practical studio work with theoretical and written studies, including professional practice elements to prepare you for employment in the industry and a lecture/seminar series to examine the wider context of your studies.
As a graduate you will discover a range of career opportunities, from the production of individual pieces for a commission, to sales through galleries, to major public artworks.
There is also a growing variety of applications for decorated and structural glass in architecture, interior design and furniture.
Edinburgh College of Art are offering scholarships to applicants for postgraduate programmes in our five schools:
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for other funding opportunities:
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013