UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

History of Art

The programme enables students to acquire specialised knowledge pertaining to the field of art history and develop independent research skills.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Methods, debates and sources in history of art. Options: Human and non-human in medieval art; cannibalism and the early modern image; vision, tourism, imperialism; American media: publicity and the logics of surveillance; politics of the image (Germany 1890�1945); art as theory (the writing of art); contemporary art and globalization.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, as well as gallery and museum visits. Assessment is by 2 essays for each of the taught courses (6 essays in all), the dissertation and a viva.

Sponsorship information

The department has 3 overseas bursaries (approximately �5,000 each) and one bursary (�2,000) specifically tied to the study of British art.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 4011