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The city of Glasgow has risen from its gritty and industrial past to become one of Europe's emerging cities of culture with magnificent art collections from the classical to the contemporary, and a lively theater and music scene. Glasgow now houses trendy boutiques, a buzzing club scene, an endless variety of ethnic restaurants and distinctive neighborhoods. With street markets, fringe theaters, cafes, film festivals and performance art and music everywhere you look.

With one-on-one instruction, a high degree of independent study and focused studio work, GSA's fine arts courses allow you to realize and develop your creativity and to mature as an artist. Emphasis is placed on studio work and continuous interaction and discussion with your instructors and visiting artists.


Area(s) of Study

  • Architectural Interior Design
  • Art History
  • Fine Arts
  • Textiles And Apparel
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Studio Art

Sponsored by ARCADIA - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

The GSA is composed of three schools - Design, Fine Art, and Architecture. Areas of concentration include textile design, painting, photography, sculpture, silversmithing and jewelry, printmaking and graphic design, glass blowing, drawing, and architectural studies. Students will earn 15 credits per semester.

Language(s) of Instruction



Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Arcadia will arrange for housing in the GSA's newly refurbished student housing within close walking distance of the school. Flats typically have share facilities. Four to six students share a kitchen. For more information visit the housing website.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Program cost includes tuition, housing, orientation and on-site support. Information about scholarships can be found via the Program Fees website. Scholarships available through Arcadia.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • January 17, 2020 to May 23, 2020
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2018
- Fall
  • September 7, 2019 to December 14, 2019
  • Final Deadline: March 15, 2019

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations

Next Step

1) Attend an "Explore: UK & Ireland" info session. Dates and locations listed on website. 2) See an academic advisor to discuss needed credit while abroad. 3) Attend a "Ready to Apply: UK & Ireland" session. Dates and locations given at Explore session. 4) Attend Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change