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Art History

University of Wisconsin Madison

M.A. On Campus
24 months
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25526 USD/year
25526 USD/year
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About

The Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin Madison offers programs leading to the master of arts and the doctor of philosophy in art history. 

Overview

Key Features

Our faculty is comprised of specialists in, to name a few: African and African Diaspora art; American art and architecture; American material culture; contemporary art and theory; Chinese art; curatorial studies; early modern European art; Islamic art and architecture; Japanese art; Medieval European art; print culture; photography, film, and video; vernacular architecture; Victorian art and material culture; and visual studies and critical theory. 

We offer a master degree in Art History at the University of Wisconsin Madison. The department encourages the study of the global history of art, and material and visual culture while investigating works in all media from a wide range of periods and a variety of world cultures.

Students enjoy close interaction with their mentors and profit from superb resources for interdisciplinary research. Faculty members have international reputations in their specialties, regularly receive prestigious awards, lecture widely, and serve on major professional boards. Graduates of the department teach at the postsecondary level or pursue careers in museum and curatorial professions, private galleries and auction houses, library or archival work, architecture and historical preservation, and conservation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Art History
  • The Art of Diversity: Race And Representation in The Art And Visual Culture of The United States
  • History of Western Art I: From Pyramids to Cathedrals
  • Visual Cultures
  • Global Arts
  • The Ends of Modernism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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

  • While students may pursue a stand-alone M.A., those who wish to pursue a Ph.D. should apply directly to that program. Admission to either program is offered to applicants who have an outstanding undergraduate record of academic achievement
  • The successful applicant typically presents both a compelling statement of purpose for graduate studies and an advanced research paper
  • To be considered for admission, applicants must have taken the GRE recently (within five years of their application deadline). To be competitive in some subfields, applicants should have training in at least one foreign language
  • Non-native English speakers must present TOEFL or IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25526 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25526 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12200 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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