Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design
The Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) is a leading school of art and design located in Dundee, Scotland. Founded in 1888, it is a part of the University of Dundee and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in a variety of disciplines including fine art, design, illustration, animation, and photography.
One of the unique features of DJCAD is its strong emphasis on interdisciplinary learning and collaboration. The curriculum is designed to encourage students to explore different areas of art and design and to work with students from other disciplines. This approach is intended to help students develop a broad range of skills and perspectives that will be valuable in their future careers.
The college is also known for its world-class facilities, including state-of-the-art workshops, studios, and labs. These resources are made available to students, allowing them to work with the latest tools and technologies and to produce high-quality work. The college also has an active community of researchers, practitioners, and alumni who are involved in various projects, exhibitions, and collaborations that allows students to connect and collaborate with industry professionals.
DJCAD is a highly respected institution, with a reputation for producing graduates who go on to make significant contributions to the art and design world. It has been ranked as the top art and design school in Scotland in the National Student Survey for several years. The college is also a member of the European League of Institutes of the Arts, an organization of leading art and design schools from across Europe.