Art History & Visual Studies is one of Manchester's best established disciplines. Its impressive range and diversity of expertise reflects a history that has witnessed the development of studies ranging in period from antiquity to the present day, and in region from Britain, Western Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, North and South America and the Muslim world.
University of Aberdeen - History of Art
The MLitt will appeal to students who wish to study art and architecture from the medieval to modern period, gaining experience in the trade-craft of research. Through the study of Art in Scotland, students will gain first hand experience of the masterpieces available in this country.
University of Manchester - Faculty of Humanities
The AGMS MA is both a crucial entry-level qualification for anyone seeking to pursue a career in museums or galleries, and is also a valuable resource for continuing professional development for mid-career professionals. In addition, the programme provides a thorough training in the skills needed to pursue postgraduate research.
University of York - Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
The course aims to give students a thorough foundation in postgraduate research and writing in the disciplines and on the issues that have made the study of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries such an exciting and consequential field. The core module will identify and explore some of the issues that mattered most in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and have continued to matter (in different ways) to the different disciplines that study this pivotal period.
This course offers a conversion route into the professional discipline of landscape architecture for students with a first degree in a different subject. The course is accredited by the Landscape Institute (LI) - the professional body for landscape architecture in the UK and successful completion of this course followed by the Postgraduate Diploma will make you eligible for Licentiate membership of the LI.
This professional practice course is the concluding element of the School's full-time and part-time courses in architecture. Lectures are delivered at a level of ordinary competence and as such are promoted to and attended by local practitioners as part of their individual programmes of CPD.
This stimulating and challenging course is run by the School of Art at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design - offers a comprehensive programme that combines art and design history and incorporates interdisciplinary studies in visual and material culture. Within the taught structure the course is highly flexible, enabling you to develop your own individual pathway, culminating in specialised research for the MA dissertation.
MA / PGDip
This course is ideal if you have either an Honours degree or Graduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture or Garden Design (from an approved Institution) and want to progress to full professional membership of the Landscape Institute. The Postgraduate Diploma is designed around a large thesis design project and four further taught modules, which are: ▪▪ Professional Practice: Law, Professional Practice, Planning and Urbanism(lectures). ▪▪ Critical Design: from Philosophy and Theory to Detailed Design (studio and lectures). ▪▪ Critical (R)urbanism: Sustainable framework Landscape/Settlement Planning and Structure Planting (studio). ▪▪ International Studio: Design Project Work with lectures and tutorials from a range of International Practitioners (studio).
The programme enables the development of an understanding of the theoretical, technical and professional issues informing contemporary architectural practice, focusing on the contemporary city, a laboratory for the exploration of possible forms of architectural production. The programme explores the limits of contemporary practice and engages in cross disciplinary dialogue and practice.
University of Westminster - School of Architecture and the Built Environment
This course enables you to explore the relationship between cultural identity and architecture in the context of an increasingly globalised world. An examination of the history of Western architecture and architectural discourse reveals that, for the most part, issues of race, gender, ethnicity, nationality and the intense cultural changes brought about by globalisation do not figure in the study of architecture or the built environment.
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