Visual Arts and Culture
This course invites students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the visual arts and of visual culture. To study visual arts and culture is a way of paying attention to phenomena that are literally everywhere. The concept of �visual culture� acknowledges the pervasive nature of visual phenomena, and signals openness towards both the breadth of objects and images, and the range of theoretical and methodological perspectives needed to understand them adequately.
An Honours Degree, usually at 2:1 level or higher or GPA average of 3.2 from a recognised national or international university in an arts, humanities or social science subject.
Optional modules; critical curatorship; history, knowledge and visual culture; representing otherness; negotiating the human; theorizing history and historicising theory: an introduction to photographic studies; digital imaging; cultural heritage, communities and identities; current issues in aesthetics and theory of art; ethics of cultural heritage; monumental architecture of the roman empire in the Antoine and Severan periods; art in ecological perspective; texts and cultures i: visual and verbal cultures (early modern); energy, society and energy practices; German reading skills for research; French reading skills for research.
Assessment methods include dissertation of between 12,000 and 15,000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,900 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||Durham||DH1 3LG||North East|
Centre for Visual Arts and Culture
0191 334 3439