Taught course

MA Glass

Institution
Plymouth College of Art · Plymouth College of Art
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

2:1 or above in a related undergraduate discipline, although we also accept applications based on equivalent professional knowledge and/or industry experience.

If our Postgraduate Centre catches your imagination, you can apply directly throughout the year by accessing an application form through our website. You will be asked to give the usual application details, to provide some digital images of your work, and to submit a short personal statement. This personal statement is a chance to tell us what you want to do on your chosen programme, the themes that you want to investigate and your longer-term professional goals.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MA Glass programme encourages the development of individual and distinctive glass practice through engagement with contemporary approaches to the material, critical and cultural context and debate

You will explore a full range of material expressions that will encourage and challenge preconceptions about glass and its status within the world of craft, art and design.

The scope of the material and the range of processes include hot glass, kiln-formed glass, coldworking, and architectural glass – resulting in a wide range of potential outcomes, from product design and sculpture to architectural installations. The programme is uniquely placed to offer a rich cross-disciplinary practice; you will have access to our spacious and well-equipped metal and jewellery studios, as well as ceramics, glass and resistant materials workshops, and our superbly equipped Fab Lab.

Information for international students

A one year programme for anyone who has already completed their Undergraduate course. Please apply for our range of MA degrees directly to the college, by visiting our postgraduate course pages, selecting the programme you are interested in, and clicking 'Apply now'.


Our International Fees* are very competitive and are less costly than many of our competitors – yet our facilities are world-leading.


Our fees may seem lower than other institutions, but we pride ourselves in being committed to offering students accessible and affordable quality programmes. Please note, fees are correct at the time of publication and may be subject to change.


*Excluding costs for international students who need a pre-sessional English course and ongoing in-year English language support.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,000
International students
£15,500

Students commencing postgraduate study will be able to apply for non-means tested student loans, currently around £10,000, to help cover course fees and living costs. These loans will only be available to students who are resident in England and don’t already have a masters qualification.


A graduate of the college is entitled to a discount of 15% on MA fees if they choose to progress onto postgraduate study, no matter what year they graduated. This discount applies to graduates from our pre-degree programmes, as well as our undergraduate degrees.


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@pca.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 203434