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.
CareerThe 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.
More informationVisit official programme website
- 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
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesVisual Arts Art History View 375 other Masters in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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
- Personal statement
International18370 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18370 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Home/EU Part-time fee: £944 per 20 credits
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.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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