Taught course

Learning and Teaching in the Arts

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland · School of Drama

Entry requirements

Applicants for the programme normally have a good degree or international equivalent in a subject area relevant to the demands of the programme. It is recognised that some applicants may not have achieved a full degree in a relevant subject area and we will take account of relevant professional experience where it is deemed to be a suitable equivalency.

Months of entry


Course content

As a participant on this programme you will join a vibrant and diverse community sharing in a journey of professional enquiry designed to enhance your practice as an arts educator.

This part-time 180-credit programme provides a unique opportunity for arts educators to upgrade their teaching qualifications and obtain a Masters qualification that has been designed to develop teaching skills for the arts.

For all participants, the programme can be used to develop knowledge and skills as an arts educator and to build an evidence-base to demonstrate commitment to their professional learning in designing and delivering learning activities.

Applicants who have a role as an arts educator within a formal or informal context where Gaelic is the main language can use this programme to develop their knowledge and skills as an arts educator and to build an evidence-base to demonstrate their commitment to their professional learning as an arts educator working with Gaelic. For students working with Gaelic in a further or higher education context with learners at SCQF Level 7 or above (or equivalent), this programme can lead to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

Information for international students

International English Language Testing System score (IELTS) (if applicable) Level 7.5 with a minimum score of 7.5 in speaking and with a minimum score of 5.5 in all parts.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MEd
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)141 332 4101