This week the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh opened to applications for the next RBGE Diploma in Botanical Illustration
This course is one of a very few Diploma Courses in Botanical Illustration which can be done entirely online. Obviously, applications need to be assessed but, if you are keen to do the course, think you are qualified and were not already on the mailing list, I'd encourage you to think about making a move to put in an application sooner rather than later.
There is considerable competition for places and initial selection will be through portfolio assessment (8-10 pieces) and your application form.
You can find out most of what you need to know in the Distance RBGE Diploma Course Course Online Handbook 2021/24 for applicants.
This provide full details as to:
What I particularly like about the RBGE Course (speaking as a trained and qualified teacher) is that the course content in the handbook is clear about:
How to Apply
Applicants will be notified if their application has been successful or not within 2 weeks of the application deadline date.
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