Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Art History

Students are assigned to a supervisor and a particular area of study in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Book Illustration, Photography or Art History. Art History Research Areas include: British Art, Ceramics, Contemporary Painting, Graphic Art (Book Illustration, Drawing, Photography, and Printmaking), Nineteenth Century European Art, Museum and Gallery Studies, Visual Culture of Religion, Wales and Art, Women's Art, Craft, and Design.

Entry requirements

If you wish to apply for a PhD in Art History then you should submit a previous dissertation and/or essays indicative of your academic attainment in this discipline.

Non-native English speakers are required to take a University recognised test of academic English language proficiency with required minimum proficiency levels equating to an IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 580 (paper based test) or 237 (computer based) with an essay rating of 5.0. Applicants who have successfully undertaken a Bachelors degree in a UK University are exempt from this requirement.

Course modules

Year 1 Core (40 Credits) Arts Research Students must take the following centrally provided research training modules

Semester 1
Research Skills And Personal Development PGM0100
Principles Of Research Design PGM0210
Ways Of Reading PGM0410

Semester 2
Research Skills And Personal Development PGM0120

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,932 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,932 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,932 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,932 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years

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School of Art
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01970 622460