Taught course

History of Photography

Institution
University of St Andrews · School of Art History
Qualifications
MLittMPhil

Entry requirements

A good honours degree of at least 2.1 classification or equivalent. A degree in the History of Art is recommended by is not an essential requirement for admission to the course of study leading to the MLitt.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Inspired by the important role played by St Andrews in the early history of the most influential visual medium of the modern era, the course offers a range of innovative courses in the History of Photography from its 19th century origins to its expansion throughout the world in travel and colonial contexts, from the vernacular and everyday uses of the camera to the high-modernist art photography, documentary narratives and technological advances of the 20th century.
Students take four taught modules including a module on research methods and resources. A dissertation of 15,000 words is supervised by a relevant staff member.

Information for international students

A minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7500
International students
£17090

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/

Qualification and course duration

MLitt

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Dissertation75 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
pgarthist@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1334 462 414
Fax
+44 (0) 1334 462 401