University of Sussex

University of Sussex

Art History and Museum Curating with Photography

This course enables you to develop academic skills relating to research methods in art history with a specific focus on photography, and to develop curatorial skills required by museum curators. You gain hands-on experience in a museum setting, working with curators in local and national collections. You also study with faculty and curators in international, national and regional institutions, such as the V&A, the Tate, the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Ditchling Museum, the Towner and the Charleston Trust.

Entry requirements

A first- or upper second-class undergraduate honours degree in art history or another relevant humanities or social science discipline.

Course modules

Core modules may include: Art history research seminar; art history research skills and methods; museum skills 1: Objects; museum skills 2: Contexts and display; photography and 20th century visual culture; placement (art history and museum curating); theories and approaches to art history.

Assessment methods

Assessed work includes term papers, several practical assignments, a learning journal (written during the placement as a reflection on that experience) and a 12,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sussex House Brighton BN1 9RH South East

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