The New Curriculum
A new curriculum: contemporary, relevant and informed
“The new curriculum will produce independent, thinking artists who will push the boundaries rather than people who will fit into an orthodoxy; the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will be a crucible of innovation, highly connected to the creative economy.”
Our graduates are entering a different world.
Our new curriculum
- Develops excellence alongside high levels of reflection.
- Fosters the creative attitudes and skills needed for collaborative learning in and through practice.
- Enables student to take responsibility for managing and evaluating their own learning.
- Provides students with insight into a diversity of artistic fields and experience of what is required to succeed in their individual arts practice.
- Develops the ability to use theoretic understanding to inform practice and practice to inform theory.
- Enables students to make a contribution in the world as artists, educators, advocates and
As a result of our new curriculum our graduates will:
- Be excellent and reflective arts practitioners – able to lead, create, achieve and innovate.
- Have the creative attitudes and skills for working with others and be able to work well with ambiguity and unpredictability.
- Be able to take responsibility for their own professional development and be resourceful, independent and effective in their approach to managing their life and work.
- Have insight into a diversity of artistic fields and experience of what is required to succeed in their individual arts practice. They will be professionally oriented, have an entrepreneurial outlook and be able to respond positively to the challenges and opportunities presented by a fast changing and dynamic world.
- Have the theoretical understanding to inform their practice and for their practice to inform theory. They will have sophisticated aesthetic intelligence, integrity and insight with the ability to think analytically and critically.
- Have a clear understanding of how their art form connects to the world around them.