16 months
12927 CAD/year
5772 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Art History from Queen's University is the systematic and critical investigation of how images, objects, and spaces shape and express the concerns of human societies. 


Art History from Queen's University courses give students an opportunity to study a broad range of topics including the castles and cathedrals of Europe, technical and scientific approaches to the study of art, the Renaissance and the global Baroque, Indigenous arts of North America and abroad, the history of photography, contemporary and digital art, and curatorial/heritage management

Students at Art History from Queen's University will:

  • immerse in a digital reconstruction of the pre-historic cave paintings in Lascaux, France,
  • use the most advanced digital imaging technologies to see the “hidden” background of a Netherlandish painting, 
  • get direct experience with art as well as the advanced technologies to understand art.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Studies in the History of Prints and Drawings: The Quest for Colour

  • Studies in Italian Renaissance Art: A Material History of Italian Renaissance Sculpture

  • Studies in Modern Art: Bodies, Medicalized

  • Topics in Contemporary ArtI: Art, Pedagogy and Social Practice - Histories and Methods

  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre Practicum

  • Directed Research in a Cultural Institution
  • Directed Reading

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A writing sample (e.g. art history essay) must be sent as electronic copy directly to the Graduate Assistant. 
  • A brief "Statement of Purpose" (500-600 words), outlining the applicant's specific area(s) of research and career goals must be submitted as part of the online application.
  • Two current academic letters of recommendation from scholars familiar with the applicant's academic record must be sent. 
  • All official academic transcripts must be sent to the attention of the Graduate Assistant.
  • Application Fee
  • Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12927 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12927 CAD per year during 16 months.
  • National

    5772 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5772 CAD per year during 16 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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