University of Plymouth: Contemporary Art Practice

InstitutionUniversity of Plymouth View institution profile
Department School of Art, Design and Architecture
Web https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/
Email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 1752 585858
Study type Taught

Summary

With the enrichment and advancement of your studio practice at its core, this course welcomes highly motivated and independent thinkers. 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.

**Key features:**

* 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 weekly 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.

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The University of Plymouth is a high-quality, research-rich institution with a mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through specialist teaching. With a Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2018), our innovative learning environment is at the heart of our taught programmes. In 2018, Plymouth was listed both as a ‘Top 25 University’ in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards and as a top 2 UK modern university by the Times Higher Education 2018 ’Young University’ rankings. Two thirds of our most recent submission to the Research Excellence Framework was rated a ‘world leading’ or of ‘international ...

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