Edinburgh College of Art

ECA is a vibrant and creative community of students and academics: a place of experimentation, exploration, intellectual stimulation and exciting collaborations.

Master's Programmes



Tracing our history back to the 1770s, we remain at the forefront of teaching and research, ideally placed to engage with the challenges of the future.


We enjoy an international reputation for the quality of our teaching and research across the disciplines of art, design, architecture and landscape architecture, history of art and music.


Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) has a vibrant research community reflecting the diverse expertise of its members and the disciplines it brings together. Based across five schools and numerous research centres, our varied projects use and develop methodologies that can be speculative, process-driven or product-oriented.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

The Student Disability Service is a service which supports disabled students. Our main focus is providing advice and support.

We support students with dyslexia, mental health issues and students on the autistic spectrum, as well as those who have physical and sensory impairments.

Housing services


Undergraduate :

  • Baird House
  • Holland House
  • Deaconess


  • Richmond Place
  • Holyrood South

Library services

The Main Library is the largest of Edinburgh University's Libraries.It holds the primary collections in arts, humanities, social sciences, medicine and informatics.

Medical services

Edinburgh College of Art is committed to providing a high standard of health, safety and welfare for all its staff and students.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Facilities :

  • Climbing wall
  • Swimming pool

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


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