ARPS Professional & Applied Assessment

24 September 2014

10:30 - 17:30

RPS HQ, Bath
Fenton House
122 Wells Road
United Kingdom

Tel:01225 325733

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RPS Member£85.00 
Non RPS Member£90.00 
Second submission£42.50 
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The Royal Photographic Society Distinctions are recognised as the most prestigious in the photographic world. There are three levels, the Associate is the second level of The Society’s Distinctions and is a significant step up from the first level, the Licentiateship. The third level, the Fellowship, is the highest level of the Society’s Distinctions and only Associates of The RPS may apply.

The Professional and Applied category incorporates Documentary, Portraiture, Record, Theatrical, Visual Journalism and Wedding photography. Applied Photography can be defined, for the purposes of the panel, as photography which is used to illustrate record, promote or inform on a specific subject or project.

It is essential that you book onto an assessment day in order for your portfolio of work to be assessed for the ARPS.

There are only 26 places available each day for the ARPS Professional & Applied assessments so it is important to book ahead of time.

* It is essential to read the Associateship Handbook before applying. 


Opening times

Fenton House is open to the public from 9:00am until 5:00pm Monday to Friday. Portfolio delivery/collection can be made during these times.

Cancellation policy

Please inform The Society as early as possible if you have to cancel your application or attendance to a distinction advisory day or assessment. We are unable to refund your payment or transfer you to another distinction advisory or assessment less than fourteen days beforehand.

Hearing and access requirements

Fenton House has Wheelchair access.

Email the event organiser
01225 325733

Region: Bristol (HQ)