You will have the opportunity to advance your critical thinking, and will be encouraged to experiment and take risks. Develop your skills and expertise for transferrable professional knowledge, with access to extensive specialist workshops and realise your practice to the fullest extent on this challenging and inspiring MA Fine Art course at University of Plymouth .
- Develop your studio practice and related research through a range of approaches. Undertake single, multi- or inter-disciplinary study within interactive and digital technologies, film and video, sound, painting, printmaking, photography, drawing and sculpture.
- Advance your practical skills with our high-specification workshops. You’ll have access to fully equipped digital production, sound recording and editing, film, photography, video, ceramics and print facilities and excellent technical support.
- Direct your studies through four independent study modules underpinned by critical frameworks and research methodologies and a substantial MA project in year 3.
- Connect with contemporary artists and curators through our visiting artists programme. Participate in stimulating debates and shared dialogue with diverse research groups across the faculty with our interdisciplinary seminars series.
- Integrate any external projects, internship possibilities or client commissions you are awarded into your course. We embed professional practice into our academic framework, facilitating transferrable knowledge and skills in the workplace.
- The option to study part-time allows you to balance your work and external commitments with postgraduate education.
- Benefit from the knowledge and experience of a teaching staff of artists and researchers with substantial expertise with international exhibition, residency and research profiles.
Careers with this subject:
Recent graduates have established international careers as professional artists, and have received funding for public commissions, research and development and artist residencies. Many go on to develop artist-led initiatives, become curators, doctoral researchers, educators, or gallerists and museum professionals.
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- Contemporary Art Practice 1
- MA Project
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Most of our taught programmes begin in September. Applications can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes are full.
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For entry to postgraduate level, you should normally possess:
- a first or upper second (2:1) degree with honours or professional qualification, recognised as being equivalent to degree standard; or
- an ordinary degree, foundation degree, higher national diploma, or university diploma, accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field.
- Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.
- English language requirements. We welcome applicants with international qualifications.
- You will be expected to submit a portfolio of work, documented in an appropriate form, and a proposal for study, for discussion at interview.
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Part time (Home) - £530 per 10 credits.
Living costs for Plymouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.