Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture

The course is offered by the Warburg Institute in collaboration with the National Gallery, London. The purpose of the programme is to provide high level linguistic, archive and research skills for a new generation of academic art historians and museum curators. The art historical and scholarly traditions of the Warburg Institute are linked to the practical experience and skills of the National Gallery to provide an academic programme which will equip students either as academic art historians with serious insight into the behind the scenes working of a great museum or as curators with the research skills necessary for high-level museum work. This 12 month, full-time programme provides an introduction to: Museum knowledge, which covers all aspects of curatorship including the technical examination of paintings, connoisseurship, materials and conservation, attribution, provenance and issues relating to display. Art history and Renaissance culture to increase students' understanding of methods of analysing the subjects of works of art and their knowledge of Renaissance art works and the conditions in which they were commissioned, produced and enjoyed. Current scholarship and professional practice in these areas as well as new and emerging areas of research and scholarship. The programme will be taught through classes and supervision by members of the academic staff of the Warburg Institute and by National Gallery curatorial and archival experts. The teaching staff of the Warburg Institute are leading professors and academics in their field who have published widely and are involved with research related to the topics they teach.

Sponsorship information

Students accepted at the Warburg Institute for MA and MPhil/PhD degree study may apply for bursaries offered by the Institute.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2017 GBP 7,090 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2017 GBP 7,090 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2017 GBP 15,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2017 GBP 7,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2017 GBP 7,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2017 GBP 7,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Warburg Inst, School of Advanced Study, Uni of London Camden Wc1H 0AB South East

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