Taught course

Art History

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Culture and Creative Arts
Qualifications
MLitt

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 in History of Art or a related subject is required. You should also submit:

  • A writing sample of 2-3000 words
  • CV
  • Personal statement

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters in Art History embraces a rich and diverse field of enquiry that explores the relationship between visual culture and wider social practices. Through engagement with a broad range of methodological and chronological perspectives, the flexible structure of this Masters facilitates a bespoke portfolio of courses based on your individual interests, and is intended to enable your fluency across a variety of visual cultures, past and present.

Why this programme?

  • This programme offers privileged access to world-leading expertise and hands-on engagement with original artefacts in world-class collections, including our own Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery.
  • You will have the chance to participate in the latest critical and theoretical debates around historical and contemporary art practices with experts in the world of Medieval and Renaissance art, the Enlightenment, Impressionism and European Modernism.
  • Our work placement option gives you the opportunity to explore a possible future career in the cultural, heritage or visual arts sector, developing your skills and experience and meeting with professional practitioners.
  • The city of Glasgow (and Scotland at large), is home to internationally-renowned art collections and archival and historical resources that will foster your research and analytical skills.
  • Glasgow is one of Europe’s most vibrant and artistic cities, and is proud of its extraordinary achievements in the arts. Studying here, with access to a diverse variety of year-round cultural and artistic events, offers a unique opportunity to live and study in a city that values and encourages artistic and cultural endeavour.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000 Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £17620

For funding opportunities search the scholarships database

www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/feetable/2018-19/

Qualification and course duration

MLitt

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
Tom.Nichols@glasgow.ac.uk