Course Comparison

Course
MA Archival Practice FdA Professional Photography
Award
Master of Arts - MA Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
Duration
1 year 2 years
Assessment breakdown
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Course type
Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time
Placement
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Location
Plymouth City of Bristol College
Provider
School of Society and Culture City of Bristol College
Entry requirements

A 2:1 or first class BA (Hons) degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent overseas qualification) and ideally a period (minimum 30 days / 120 hours) of paid or voluntary employment in an archive or records service, or experience in a post where archive or record management is a substantial responsibility. Applicants meeting these criteria are interviewed by a practising member of the profession in the selection process.

We are very happy to help with finding a suitable pre-programme experience. If you would like to discuss options or if you have any questions about the programme or the admissions process, please contact rebecca.emmett@plymouth.ac.uk.

As we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the opportunities for pre-course placements may still be limited. If you are interested in the MA Archival Practice Programme for 2022 - 2023 and you have not been able to undertake or complete the usual duration of placement experience, please contact james.r.gregory@plymouth.ac.uk to discuss the situation further.

English language requirements. 

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

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