University of York

University of York

History of Art (Architectural History and Theory)

A pathway degree combines specialisation with flexibility. It is suited both to those of you who are beginning a journey towards a PhD in a particular field, and to those of you who wish to further develop undergraduate or personal interests. 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

We expect applicants to have a good 2.1 or 1st Class undergraduate degree, or equivalent. Exceptions may be made for mature students or applicants without formal academic qualifications but with substantial related experience, who may be called for interview. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.

Course modules

Modules include: 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 322978