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History of Art

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

12 months
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3184 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in the field of History of Art from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

Overview

The History of Art from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg has an active cohort of postgraduate students pursuing Honours, Masters and PhD degrees. Here there is a dual emphasis on the condition of our postcoloniality and curatorial practices as core components of the construction of knowledge in the discipline. 

Students with Art History majors regularly go on to successful careers in curating, museums, galleries, filmmaking, fine arts, advertising, auction houses, filmmaking and journalism.Students can undertake a Masters degree in History of Art either by coursework or dissertation. 

Feaures

In the Masters degree by dissertation, students have the option to produce a written dissertation only, or a combination of written dissertation and practical body of work. The departmental PhD degree is by thesis only. Existing and prospective students may register for a single coursework unit as an occasional student. While no prior degree is necessary, students are required to complete an entrance test before being accepted. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 3 courses and a research report  

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

190 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours:
A bachelors degree or equivalent with 65% course mark aggregate in a third year major.At least an upper second class pass in the final undergraduate course in the subject.
  • Masters by Coursework and Research Report:
A bachelors degree with honours from Wits or another university with a 65% total mark aggregate.
  • Masters by Dissertation:
A bachelors degree with honours from Wits or another university with a 65% total mark aggregate.A supervisor from the Faculty of Humanities must be identified and approached prior to application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3184 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3184 USD per year during 12 months.

R 46 220

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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