Taught course

Modern and Contemporary Art

Christie's Education London · Christie's Education London

Entry requirements

Completed application. A university degree, normally at 2.1 level. Applicants whose first language is not English should normally have IELTS 7. Applicants must also provide a 1,000 – 2,000 word writing sample on an art related subject. CV/Resume. Personal Statement. Two academic letter references on institutional letterhead (or equivalent professional references for mature students). Scanned colour copy of passport photo page and previous UK visas if applicable.

Months of entry


Course content

This unique programme thrives in the heart of London’s art scene, offering unrivalled access to works of art and professional practice. It is designed for individuals with ambitions to become modern and contemporary art specialists. Graduates have gone on to become gallerists, auction specialists, dealers, writers, curators and art consultants for example. You will move between the lecture and seminar room and exhibitions, artists’ studios, art fairs, museums, auction houses and private collections in London and abroad. Sessions are led by a wide range of art professionals and include extensive object handling and analysis, curating workshops and critical writing.

Information for international students

If you require a visa to study in the UK, we recommend you submit your application form by April of the year you intend to study. Applications will normally be acknowledged within 5 working days.

Fees and funding

Christie’s Education offers support to students who need financial assistance. The closing date for applications for all awards is Friday, 26 May 2017.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Laura Harris