University of Glasgow

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

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.

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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