Applicants should hold a good honours degree or equivalent in any discipline; and preferably have either a degree qualification related to the subject material or a proven knowledge and interest in the subject demonstrated through, for example, work experience. We welcome applications from mature applicants with proven relevant professional experience.
Months of entry
If you are interested in developing a career in the art market, this course is ideal. It offers a unique mix of academic tuition and exposure to London's huge and dynamic art market.
- You will have the chance to undertake site visits, including an overseas study trip, to supplement your learning.
- You can also take advantage of the University's on-site galleries.
- This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for entry as a probationer practitioner.
What will you study
With an emphasis on understanding how the art market functions, you will be introduced to a wide range of businesses, collections and professionals. You will also study the economic and legal contexts within which professional practice is grounded, and gain the ability to apply techniques related to the valuation of objects used within industry. You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge of a particular specialist area of the art market, which may include anything from antiquities to cutting-edge contemporary art.Work placement scheme
Many postgraduate courses at Kingston University allow students to do a 12-month work placement as part of their course. The responsibility for finding the placement is with the student; we cannot guarantee the placement, just the opportunity to undertake it. As the work placement is an assessed part of the course, the work placement is covered by a student's tier 4 visa.
Information for international students
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements', which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider. http://www.kingston.ac.uk/international/studying-at-kingston/language-requirements/
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions team
- 08448 544973/+44 (0)20 3308 9930