Taught course

Modern and Contemporary Asian Art

Institution
Sotheby's Institute of Art · East Asian Art
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

All MA and Postgraduate Diploma applicants are required to have completed a BA degree or its equivalent. Applicants should demonstrate the following skills:

  • The ability to perform at a postgraduate level, as indicated by academic achievement and recommendations.
  • Knowledge of art history. This generally requires an undergraduate art history major or minor. In special cases, art-related work experience or exceptional exposure to art making and/or collecting will satisfy this requirement. (Applicants with insufficient art history background may be required to take coursework at the Institute or an institution of their choice that is approved by the Institute’s faculty.)
  • he ability to speak, write and analyse required subject matter fluently in English.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Master’s Degree in Modern and Contemporary Asian Art provides students with critical tools for understanding the growing field of Asian art.

It will enable them to appreciate how Asian art has developed in the modern and contemporary period in relation to its complex historical backdrop and artistic sensibilities for application in the professional art world.

It is anticipated that there will be an increasing need for professionals with expertise in museums, galleries, art fairs and biennials.

This MA will address this need by equipping students with skills for a high degree of employability in public and private art institutions and dealerships worldwide.

Information for international students

The Institute does require an English language Proficiency Exam for non-native English speakers. We require the following exam score for Masters and Postgraduate Diploma programmes: IELTS level 7.

Fees and funding

UK students
Total: £24,900
International students
Total: £28,800

Scholarships and Financial Assistance are available for all Postgraduate Programmes.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Manager
Email
admissions@sothebysinstitute.com
Phone
+44 (0)20 7462 3250
Fax
+44 (0)20 7580 8160