Stringed Instrument Making (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This unique and stimulating course is the only one of its type available in Scotland. The programme will equip you with a wide range of specialist skills in the field of Stringed Instrument Construction and Repair. A team of practicing makers and repairers in a small friendly well-equipped workshop deliver the course content.

This course will offer you a wide range of specialist skills for employment and self-employment in the field of Musical Instrument Technology. The flexible course content provides articulation to other related higher-level studies in the field of Stringed Instrument Construction.

You will make one instrument, either a classical guitar, steel string guitar or violin using a college plan. You will study acoustic science and material science in addition to the practical work of instrument construction.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Musical Instrument Making and Repair

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Musical Instrument Making

SCQF Level