Supervisory Practices in the Creative Disciplines (PgCert)

Glasgow School of Art


Main Campus


This exciting opportunity will enable you to develop skills to supervise projects of research at postgraduate taught (PGT) and postgraduate research (PGR) levels. It will enable participants to acquire and develop knowledge and understanding of current research contexts and pedagogies of supervision at postgraduate level.

The programme explores the pedagogical underpinnings of research supervision, the research degree lifecycle and the application of this knowledge to the management of a PhD project and the development of a PhD student, the context and the governance frameworks of the research degree, including European and International perspectives and supervisor/researcher development.

Entry Requirements

A Bachelors Degree plus current and ongoing experience of working in Higher Education in the creative arts. Visit GSA website for further details.

Start Date



Postgraduate Certificate

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

24 - 36 months


School of Fine Art

SCQF Level



Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other