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History of Art, Design and Visual Culture

University of Alberta

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The History of Art, Design and Visual Culture program at the University of Alberta is a liberal arts discipline that prepares you to interpret the visual world. 

Overview

Careers

The History of Art, Design and Visual Culture program at the University of Alberta graduates enter a variety of careers. You might go on to work in a museum, gallery, historic site, library, school, or archive.

Or you might decide to go into fields such as:

  • Conservation
  • Historic preservation
  • Publishing
  • Law
  • Journalism
  • Cultural policy
  • Arts administration
  • Public relations
  • Development
  • Teaching
  • Non-profit management

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Architectural politics in early modern France
  • Indigenous and settler interactions in early Canadian photography
  • Print culture in late Imperial Russia
  • Democratic design practice in eastern Europe and the West
  • Political portraiture in Peronist Argentina
  • The aesthetics of distortion in Chinese landscape painting
  • Time and technology at the 1915 world's fair
  • The painting of Irish nationalism
  • Polish surrealism
  • The political possibilities of play in contemporary installation art
  • Representations of cancer in medical discourse and contemporary art

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. 
  • An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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