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History of Art (MA)

University College London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £11170.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The History of Art MA at UCL draws on the world-leading research and teaching expertise within the department, and is designed to enable students to acquire specialised knowledge pertaining to the field of art history and to develop independent research skills.

Students develop skills for engaging with visual materials and gain historical knowledge, enabling them to interpret artefacts in relation to their social and cultural contexts. They are introduced to current methodological debates in the field and encouraged to define their own position through reasoned historical and theoretical arguments.

The History of Art MA at UCL draws on the world-leading research and teaching expertise within the department, and is designed to enable students to acquire specialised knowledge pertaining to the field of art history and to develop independent research skills. Students develop skills for engaging with visual materials and gain historical knowledge, enabling them to interpret...

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Course Content

The programme consists of a core module (30 credits), two optional modules (60 credits) and a research dissertation (90 credits).

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MA in History of Art.

Compulsory modules

  • Methods, Debates and Sources in History of Art

Optional modules

Options may include the following:

  • Human and Non-Human in Medieval Art
  • Transformations of the Body in Early Modern Cabinets of Display
  • Vision, Tourism, Imperialism: Art and Travel in the British Empire, 1760-1870
  • American Documentary: Inventions, Reinventions and Afterlives
  • Politics of the Image: Germany 1890-1945
  • Art as Theory: The Writing of Art
  • Art and Technology in Nineteenth-Century France
  • On Sex and Violence
  • Race/Place: Exotic/Erotic
  • Tracing the Body: Technologies of Representation in 18th and 19th-Century France
  • Seeing Through Materials: Matter, Vision, and Transformation in the Renaissance

All MA students take two modules from the optional module offerings.

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

The programme consists of a core module (30 credits), two optional modules (60 credits) and a research dissertation (90 credits). Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MA in History of Art. Compulsory modules Methods, Debates and Sources in History of Art Optional...

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Available Dates

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Bloomsbury

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£5660.00

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Bloomsbury

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£11170.00

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

English language requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. English language requirements If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. The...

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