University of Glasgow
Art History (Dress and Textile Histories)
The course creates specialists in the curation, interpretation and preservation of dress and textiles in museums, costume departments, archives and historic interiors. Students develop knowledge and understanding of theory and practice in dress and textile histories in a critical and/or historical context. Students learn different research methods, including object-based study, and gain an understanding of both the interpretation and preservation of collections in museums, historic houses or similar organisations.
Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. Note: A minimum 2.1 in History of Art or a related subject is required. Applicants should also submit a writing sample of 2000-3000 words, a CV and a personal statement.
Research methods in practice; framing dress and textile histories; 19th century dress and textiles; making dress and textile histories; material cultures. Optional courses: Students may choose from the following options in the College of Arts: A humanities advanced technology and information institute (HATII) course: 2D digitisation (theory and practice). A course from elsewhere in the College of Arts, subject to the approval of the programme convenor. Or from these courses run by History of Art: understanding textiles; work placement; independent study.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MLitt||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MLitt||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MLitt||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MLitt||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|MLitt||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (EU fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Glasgow||Glasgow||G12 8QQ||Scotland|
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