Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Buddhist Art (History and Conservation)

This course combines teaching in the key tenets of Buddhism, the history of Buddhist art, and the making and conservation of Buddhist art. Taught by a wide range of specialists, it includes a field trip to conservation and management projects in Asia. Teaching is mainly concentrated in 3 11-week terms, but supervision of the dissertation continues during the summer months. Students undertake a dissertation which will consider an aspect of the original techniques, conservation, management, curating, history or use of Buddhist art.

Entry requirements

Students will normally have achieved a good 2.1 Honours degree, considered to be an overall average 65% or above. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.5 in reading and writing).

Course modules

Modules include: Key tenets of Buddhism through its arts; history of Buddhist art; the making and conservation of Buddhist art; regional Buddhism and codicology of Buddhist manuscripts; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essay, examination and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Scholarship

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,220 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,220 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,220 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,220 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Courtauld Institute of Art Westminster WC2R 0RN South East

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