Taught course

Art History

Institution
University of Nottingham · Department of Art History
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) art history or a related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Art History fosters close analysis of art and visual culture across a broad chronological period from the Renaissance to the present day and from a range of theoretical and historical approaches. Students are encouraged to develop a rigourous critical approach that engages with the issues and debates that surround the production, display, and reception of art and its historical and social context.

Postgraduate teaching draws directly on the current research of staff in the department and reflects an engagement with the latest art historical scholarship. Students are encouraged to develop independent research and critical thinking skills in order to produce original work on topics in their chosen field.

MA students are part of the lively research community in the Department of Art History. The MA Art History is supported by the Nottingham Institute for Research in Visual Culture (NIRVC). The Institute is concerned with all aspects of contemporary visual culture, as well as its histories, including fine art, public art and architecture; film, video and photography; digital multi- and mass media. In addition to their timetabled classes, students attend regular seminars and symposia hosted by NIRVC. They also take advantage of events and exhibitions at local art museums and galleries.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Department of History of Art web pages.

For information on opportunities for funding for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment55
Dissertation40 (12000 words)
oral presentations5

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgraduate-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 951 5559