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History of Art and Visual Studies

University of Warwick

12 months
22340 GBP/year
9930 GBP/year
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Develop your research skills on History of Art and Visual Studies MA. University of Warwick's History of Art department allows you to explore the broader issues in Art History today, including aesthetics and perception and architecture and urbanism through a research-based MA.


The History of Art and Visual Studies MA at the University of Warwick is designed to prepare students for specialised postgraduate research in the fields of Art History and Visual Studies. You will have the option of spending the Autumn term in Venice or can study for the full year on the Warwick campus. 

The course provides a unique opportunity for you to develop your research skills by becoming acquainted with different periods and media in the history of art, and by taking an active part in research, exploring some of the broader issues in Art History today such as cultural interaction and the arts, spatial contexts of art, architecture and urbanism, and the arts within a global society.


Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for a range of sectors, including Arts Management, PR, Teaching, Galleries and Auction Houses plus many undertake further study at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Art History and its Methods
  • Dissertation
  • Academic Preparation for History of Art (non-credit bearing)
  • Research in Medieval and/or early Modern Art/Architectural History (taught in Venice)
  • Research in Modern and/or Contemporary Art and Architecture (taught in Venice)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Tuition Fee

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    22340 GBP/year
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  • National

    9930 GBP/year
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Part Time

  • Home: £4,965
  • Overseas: £11,170

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
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