The Glasgow School of Art

Based in the heart of Glasgow, a thriving and vibrant student city, the Glasgow School of Art is internationally recognised as one of Europe’s leading university-level institutions for visual creative disciplines. Their studio-based approach to research and teaching brings disciplines together to explore problems in new ways to find new innovative solutions. Since the School was founded in 1845, the institution has continually evolved through its development of creative education and research.

Main Campus:
Glasgow

Locations:
Glasgow

Student Population:
2,060


Faculties:
 Art School

Overview

Based in the heart of Glasgow, a thriving and vibrant student city, the Glasgow School of Art is internationally recognised as one of Europe’s leading university-level institutions for visual creative disciplines. Their studio-based approach to research and teaching brings disciplines together to explore problems in new ways to find new innovative solutions. Since the School was founded in 1845, the institution has continually evolved through its development of creative education and research.

Schools and Colleges

Undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are offered in the following disciplines:

Fine Art

 BA (Hons) Fine Art – Photography
 BA (Hons) Fine Art – Painting and Printmaking
 BA (Hons) Fine Art – Sculpture and Environmental Art
 MLitt Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art)
 MLitt Fine Art Practice
 Master of Fine Art
 MRes in Creative Practices

Design

 BA (Hons) Communication Design
 BA (Hons) Fashion Design
 BA (Hons) Textile Design
 BA (Hons) Interaction Design
 BA (Hons) Interior Design
 BDes (Hons) Product Design
 MEDes  Product Design
 BEng (Hons) Product Design Engineering
 MEng Product Design Engineering
 BA (Hons) Silversmithing and Jewellery
 MDes Communication Design
 MDes Design Innovation and Citizenship
 MDes Design Innovation and Collaborative Creativity
 MDes Design Innovation & Environmental Design
 MDes Design Innovation and Interaction Design
 MDes Design Innovation & Service Design
 MDes Design Innovation and Transformation Design
 MDes Fashion + Textiles
 MDes Graphics/Illustration/Photography
 MDes Interior Design
 MSc Product Design Engineering

Mackintosh School of Architecture

 BArch (Hons) Architecture
 DiPArch  Architecture
 MArch  Architecture (By Conversion)
 MArch  Architectural Studies
 MSc  Environmental Architecture

Simulation and Visualisation

 BSc (Hons) Immersive Systems Design
 BDes (Hons) Sound for the Moving Image
 MSc Medical Visualisation & Human Anatomy
 MSc International Heritage Visualisation
 MSc Serious Games and Virtual Reality
 MDes Sound for the Moving Image

All Schools

 Master of Research
 Doctoral Study
 PGCert in Learning and Teaching (Creative Practices)
 PGCert in Supervision (Creative Practices)

Pathway Programme

International Foundation Programme:

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) is designed specifically for international students (non-EU), and is made up of 4 components:
 Studio Practice (Art and Design)
 Cross School Project
 English Language (for students with an IELTS score 6.0 or below)              • Critical Theory

Fees and Finance

International Undergraduate Students

 Full-degree/ International Foundation students £15,240 per year. This fee will be fixed for the duration of the programme.
 Professional Practice Year Out fee £910.

International Postgraduate Students

 Most one-year Masters programmes – £15,840
 MSc Medical Visualisation & Human Anatomy – £25,020
 Two-year taught Masters programmes – £15,840 per year. Fee will be the same in both years.
 Research Degrees – £14,600 per year. Fee will remain the same in all years of study
 Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching/Supervision £5,280*

*Part-time student fees will be the appropriate proportion of the full-time fee.

Please also remember that when accepting an offer of a place, a £1,000 deposit will be taken off the balance of your fees. We will not be able to issue a CAS for visa processing until this deposit is received.

Any offer made to a prospective student will be subject to the condition that the School will require payment of tuition fees in respect of each academic year of the student’s period of study at the School.

For further details:
http://www.gsa.ac.uk/life/fees,-funding-finance/programme-fees/

Living Expenses

Approximately £715 per month (excluding materials, field/study trips, specialist equipment and entertainment)

Employability and Careers

The Glasgow School of Art offers a range of employability opportunities within the curriculum, including live projects, participation in national and international competitions, the Scottish Institute for Enterprise and a Careers Service which offers a wide range of career guidance and advice including; one to one guidance appointments, professional practice seminars and specific career resources.

For further details:
http://www.gsa.ac.uk/life/careers-professional-practice/

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