Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Contemporary Art History

This Diploma has been designed as a conversion programme for graduates of other disciplines who wish to carry out research at higher levels in the fields of modern and contemporary art history and visual cultures. The programme sets out to be both introductory and experiential. Rather than provide conventional chronological surveys, the programme explores and addresses chosen themes within an interdisciplinary context.

Entry requirements

You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in a relevant/related subject or equivalent. You might also be considered if you aren't a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. If English isn't your first language, you'll need to meet our English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written test) to study with us.

Course modules

The programme is both introductory and experiential, exploring and addressing chosen themes within an interdisciplinary context; central element is a core course introducing students to a range of critical perspectives that have shaped the history and theory of the discipline.

Assessment methods

Essays; written papers; research files; creative journals.

Sponsorship information

AHRC.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
Graduate Diploma Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

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