University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham

Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors

This course focuses on the development of interiors and decorative arts in England and France in the "long" 18th century (c.1660-c.1830) and their subsequent rediscovery and reinterpretation in the 19th and 20th centuries. A key element of the course is the emphasis on the first-hand study of furniture, silver and ceramics, where possible in the context of historic interiors. Based in central London, it draws upon the outstanding collections of the nearby Wallace Collection and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry level required for this course is as follows: a 1st or 2nd-class honours degree from a recognised university or; a recognised professional qualification with relevant work experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 or above in each component).

Course modules

British decorative arts and historic interiors 1660-c.1790; British decorative arts and historic interiors from c.1790; French decorative arts and historic interiors 1660-c.1790; French decorative arts and historic interiors from c.1790; professional practice project; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Self funded.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,135 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,135 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,135 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,135 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,135 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,135 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,135 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,135 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
The University of Buckingham Buckingham MK18 1EG South East

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