University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Art, Law and Business

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent. The applicant must show some aptitude for working with works of art, but a degree in History of Art is not required to apply for this programme; career changers from Law and Business are also encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core Courses: History of Art Lecture programme: history of art lecture programme; theory of art and culture seminar. Art Business Lecture Programme: the art market(s); art institutions; auction process; art marketing management; art market evolutions. Art Law Lecture Programme: contract i: the legal structure of an art transaction; contract ii: variation, breach and financial instruments; authenticity and expertise: legal principles; ownership, title and restitution; corporate law and regulation; restriction on the movement of art; taxation of art; intellectual property and freedom of expression. Cataloguing Classes: single object catalogue and consignment report. Placement: At Christie�s Auction house. Art Fairs: At least 3 international fairs during the period of study.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 15 months

Campus details

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

Key information

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