You must hold an honours degree to study for our MA in Art History course. Although your degree need not be in art history, you must have a substantial background in the subject, together with the study skills expected of a graduate in this field. The part 1 module brings you up to date with the latest ideas and approaches, but it does not offer remedial undergraduate training if your qualifications and/or experience are inappropriate – if you’re in any doubt, please contact us before you enrol.
To study successfully for this MA, you need to be able to:
write clear, concise, accurate prose
read large quantities of text quickly, accurately and critically
classify evidence precisely and assess its value and reliability
argue logically, consistently and sceptically
marshal various sorts of evidence to support a logical argument.
How long it takes
The minimum time to complete is two years, the maximum time to complete is ten years.