Taught course

Artist Teacher

University of the West of Scotland · School of Education

Entry requirements

You must satisfy the specific admission requirements for Masters courses offered by University of the West of Scotland and should normally hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline.

Exceptions may be made if you can demonstrate significant relevant experience together with recent academic study.

Months of entry


Course content

Professionally accredited by the National Society for Education in Art & Design (NSEAD), the MEd Artist Teacher course is ideal if you are an art teacher or working with art and design within the 3-18 sector in Scotland and across the world.

Run in partnership with Glasgow Museums and the National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD), our course will provide you with the chance for a sustained and serious re-evaluation of your existing art practice within a critical and supportive environment.

The course will also equip you with the leadership skills to progress the subject of art within the context of curriculum and social change, including, but not restricted to the new Scottish Curriculum for Excellence.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Diarmuid McAuliffe