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
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
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||25|
|Dissertation||75 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Secretary
- +44 (0) 1334 462 414
- +44 (0) 1334 462 401