Taught course

History of Art

University of East Anglia · School of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

Degree Subject - Art History Preferred

Degree Classification - UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent

Months of entry


Course content

Expand and deepen your understanding of art history with this MA course, which centres on the advanced study of key issues in art’s relationship to modernity from the Middle Ages through to the late 20th century, and which challenges you to consider art in critically sophisticated ways.

Through intensive seminars on current topics in the study of art, this course will provide you with the intellectual grounding and research skills required to make your own contribution to art history as a discipline. Whether your aim is to pursue PhD research or to work in the museum, gallery or commercial art worlds, this course offers you the academic experience and expertise needed to take that next step.

We are one of the leading centres in the world for the study of art history and material culture, and the only one in the UK concerned with the study of art worldwide. The impact of our research was rated second-highest in the UK for art history (REF2014).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0) 1603 591515