University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Art History

The course offers students the opportunity to follow 1 of 3 pathways in art history and visual culture; pathways include: art history (Renaissance to the present day); modern art, criticism and display; visual culture (art, photography and film); students choose a pathway according to their personal interests in art history and visual culture; they work towards their dissertation throughout their Master's pathway; the modules they choose, the seminars they attend and the essays they write help students form and articulate a viable and original dissertation project; the MA in visual culture is supported by the Nottingham Institute for Research in Visual Culture.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element), TOEFL paper based 600 with 4.5 TWE, TOEFL computer based 250 with 4.5 TWE, or TOEFL IBT 100 (no less than 21 in any element).

Course modules

Jacques-Louis David: art and revolution; institutional critique; images of the city: Renaissance Venice and its visual identity; age of Rubens; art and politics 1750 - 1850; photographing America; Van Dyck at the Stuart Court; mobility and the making of modern life; landscape in Britain; performance art.

Sponsorship information

Felix Oswald Scholarship for non-EU students.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,920 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,420 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Claire Croal
Telephone number: 
0115 951 3185