Taught course

Art History and Visual Culture

Richmond, The American International University in London · Richmond, The American International University in London

Entry requirements

1. Application form. 2. A professional statement 3. At least one Confidential Academic Reference 4. CV/Resume 5. Proof of bachelors degree 6. Official/Certified Transcripts of all undergraduate work ideally showing a GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale)/ B. 7. English Language Test Results For applicants who have attended non-U.S. universities: - Certified copies of all grades (including courses taken), diplomas, certificates of programme completion, and any end-of-program or end-of-year examination results. - If transcripts are not in English, official translation will be required.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme focuses on intercultural issues in the visual arts, preparing graduate students for careers in the arts and creative cultural industries.

-One year full-time or two year part-time programme in central London with access to world class galleries, museums, libraries and archived.
-Dually-accredited in the US and the UK.
-Unique intercultural orientation and engagement with contemporary art in a global setting.
Accredited internship and courses equipping students with professional skills
-Small classes (average 10-15 students) and close supervision from faculty engaged in research-led teaching.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you are required to submit TOEFL/IELTS/Cambridge English proficiency test results from an exam taken within the last two years. NOTE: Also encouraged to submit a Sample of Academic Writing (academically cited; 8-20 pages and/or 2,000-5,000 typed words)- but not required.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students
Each year Richmond will award a Postgraduate Scholarship to a maximum of four outstanding new entrants to our Postgraduate programmes, covering the duration of the programme, subject to grades, worth 50% remission of tuition fees payable.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 8332 9000
+44 (0) 20 8332 1596