University of York

University of York

History of Art (Architectural History and Theory)

Pathways relate to the research schools of architectural history and theory, British art, Medieval Art and Medievalisms, and sculpture studies. Students selecting the architectural history and theory pathway can take options that are both historical and theoretical, choosing from different periods spanning from the Medieval to the contemporary

Entry requirements

Applicants to have a good 2.1 or 1st Class undergraduate degree, or equivalent. We welcome students who have previously studied history of art, but also those from other backgrounds.

Course modules

Module includes: research skills and methods in history of art; including pathway specific sessions; dissertation. 2 taught modules: historiographical and theoretical approaches to art history. Plus 2 further modules.

Assessment methods

Essays and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 322978