University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

History of Art

This program is aimed at those who wish to move beyond undergraduate work and to engage in research in depth, but also wish to take modules that help to develop research and related skills. The student will have the opportunity to curate either an art exhibition or film event and undertake a work placement in either the art or film exhibition sector.

Entry requirements

2.1 (Hons) in a relevant subject

Course modules

Criticism and methods in the history of art; visual culture; aesthetics and the philosophy of art; cultural analysis; art, heritage and digital cultures.

Sponsorship information

History of Art students are eligible to apply for the Haywood Scholarship; other scholarships/funding may also be available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,110 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 13,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,055 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005