• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

 The flexible structure of the Art History programme at the University of Glasgow will allow you to engage with a broad range of methodological and chronological perspectives in Art History, based on your completion of a bespoke portfolio of courses tailored to your individual interests. On completion of the degree you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of a wide variety of visual cultures, past and present.

Why This Programme

  • This programme offers privileged access to world-leading expertise and hands-on engagement with original artefacts in world-class collections, including our own Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery.
  • You will have the chance to participate in the latest critical and theoretical debates around historical and contemporary art practices with experts in the world of Medieval and Renaissance art, the Enlightenment, Impressionism and European Modernism.
  • Our work placement option gives you the opportunity to explore a possible future career in the cultural, heritage or visual arts sector, developing your skills and experience and meeting with professional practitioners.
  • The city of Glasgow (and Scotland at large), is home to internationally-renowned art collections and archival and historical resources that will foster your research and analytical skills.
  • Glasgow is one of Europe’s most vibrant and artistic cities, and is proud of its extraordinary achievements in the arts. Studying here, with access to a diverse variety of year-round cultural and artistic events, offers a unique opportunity to live and study in a city that values and encourages artistic and cultural endeavour.   

Career 

The MLitt in Art History provides excellent preparation for a variety of careers, particularly in the museum, cultural, and heritage sectors, and in the commercial world of auction houses and private dealership. It is also an excellent grounding for those aiming to go on to PhD study and a career in academia.It fosters and encourages the key skills valued by many employers, including the ability to:

  • find, select, and manage large quantities of information 
  • communicate confidently aurally or in writing
  • solve problems through the application of creative and critical thinking.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Art, Embodiment, Transgression
  • Dada In Switzerland And Germany
  • Death And The Art Of Dying In The Renaissance North
  • Deconstructing The Artefact
  • From Gothic to Renaissance in Northern Europe

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

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General Requirements

A minimum 2.1 in History of Art or a related subject is required. You should also submit:

  • A writing sample of 2-3000 words
  • CV
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17620 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Home/EU Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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