Studying with Us

leith school of art

Leith School of Art offers a unique range of courses, which can be taken separately, combined together or built on each year, to create a wide ranging and in-depth art education. With our excellent staff to student ratios, wide range of subjects and intensive teaching, the School is an exceptional place to learn, whether you are an established artist or a complete beginner. 

The courses offer an opportunity to develop skills, produce a range of experimental and finished artworks and there are two exhibiting opportunities each academic year. All of the core materials required for any course are provided and many courses involve visits to galleries and sites in and around Edinburgh. 

Leith School of Art has been a highly successful route into art for many students for over 25 years. Our success is built on helping you to find, develop and enjoy your artistic skills and to realise your personal ambitions in the visual arts.

application process

Applications for Year-long courses open in January. We encourage prospective students to submit their application before the end of June.

Fees & Funding

Leith School of Art is committed to providing access to our courses for people of all backgrounds, experience and aspiration. Core materials are included in the fees.

term dates

Term dates for 2016/2017.

combining courses

The courses offered by the School are designed to complement each other and can be combined by students to meet their own educational needs and objectives. 

exhibitions

Each year Leith School of Art holds two major exhibitions of student work - before Christmas and at the end of June. During term time we also host a programme of exhibitions in our Corridor Gallery. Our exhibitions are an excellent opportunity to get a flavour of what we offer.

STUDENT SUPPORT

We believe in supporting students as much as possible.

open days

Join us for one of our Open Days or Open Evenings to get a feel for our unique and creative environment. 

Leith School of Art offers a unique range of courses, which can be taken separately, combined together or built on each year, to create a wide ranging and in-depth art education. With our excellent staff to student ratios, wide range of subjects and intensive teaching, the School is an exceptional place to learn, whether you are an established artist or a complete beginner. 

The courses offer an opportunity to develop skills, produce a range of experimental and finished artworks and there are two exhibiting opportunities each academic year. All of the core materials required for any course are provided and many courses involve visits to galleries and sites in and around Edinburgh. 

Leith School of Art has been a highly successful route into art for many students for over 25 years. Our success is built on helping you to find, develop and enjoy your artistic skills and to realise your personal ambitions in the visual arts.