Course Comparison

Course MA Contemporary Art Practice FdA Fine Art
Award Master of Arts - MA Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
Duration 3 years 2 years
Course type Part-time Full-time
Placement - -
Location Plymouth PETROC
Provider School of Art, Design and Architecture PETROC
Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

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. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Non-academic entry requirements

You will be expected to submit a portfolio of work, documented in an appropriate form, and a proposal for study, for discussion at interview.

For assistance, please view our interview and portfolio guidance page.

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