University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Art History

Research topics of recent PhD graduates or current PhD candidates are wide-ranging and include: the photographic encounter; Joseph Wright and Derby in the 18th century; criminal portraiture: surfaces and subjectivities; updating the uncanny: a spatial hypothesis; the cultural geography of young British art; Tintoretto's paintings for the parish church in the years 1540-1594; exempla and female sacred experience: women looking at art in Renaissance Italy, 1350-1500; Irish portraiture in the 18th century; popular conceptions of war in 19th-century Britain; an analysis of the allegory of liberty in the imagery of the French Revolution; automatism in the writing and drawings of Artaud, Michaux and Zürn; patronage in Nottingham 1550-1700; Giovanni Mansueti's canvases at St. Martin's Church in Burano: iconographical sources, theological background and semantic functions.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in an art history or a related subject. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any subject).

Assessment methods

MPhil: dissertation of at least 60,000 words; PhD: thesis of at least 80,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

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

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