Taught course

History of Art - Graduate Diploma

Institution
University of Warwick · Department of History of Art
Qualifications
Diploma

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Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent).

Please make sure you check the full course details online before you apply.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The History of Art Diploma is designed for students whose background may not be in art history but wish to study the subject at postgraduate level.

Ranked in the top 10 in all major UK league tables (Complete University Guide 2021, The Guardian University Guide 2021, The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021), Warwick's History of Art department will provide you with a strong foundation in history of art as a discipline.

The Graduate Diploma provides an ideal bridge to further postgraduate study and is designed to prepare students for the MA, providing a strong foundation in history of art as a discipline. When the opportunity arises seminars will be taken out of the classroom and artworks will be studied in situ. The independent research project will enable you to work closely with your supervisor on a one to-one basis to research and write on a topic of your choice.

Skills from this degree

  • The ability to exercise initiative and personal responsibility, to take decisions in complex and unpredictable situations, and to learn independently
  • Deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively, make sound judgements in the absence of complete data, and communicate conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • Demonstrate self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems, and act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks at a professional or equivalent level
  • Continue to advance knowledge and understanding, and to develop new skills to a high level

Information for international students

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

  • Band B
  • IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Fees and funding

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Diploma
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions2@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585