History of Architecture (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London offers you the opportunity to study with internationally recognised experts. Our teaching staff are defining the field, conducting ground-breaking research in the history and theory of architecture, interiors, and cities. You will work closely with them, while also benefiting from being part of our diverse and vibrant student body, which includes people of all ages and backgrounds. Teaching is enriched by walks and site visits, visiting speakers, screenings and opportunities to get involved in research and community outreach activities.
This course comprises two of the modules from the corresponding MA degree. It is ideal if you are interested in studying the history of architecture at postgraduate level for personal or professional reasons, but you don't want to commit to a full MA. This flexible part-time evening study course allows you to explore your passion for architecture and its histories and you can go on to complete our Postgraduate Diploma or MA History of Architecture, if you wish.
Careers and Employability
Graduates can pursue careers in the heritage and museums sector, media and education. Possible professions include heritage professional, museum/gallery curator, arts administrator, or advertising account executive. This degree may also be useful in becoming a community arts worker, multimedia specialist, or higher education lecturer.
- Frameworks: Histories and Theories of Art, Architecture, Photography
- Archaeological Architecture
- Architecture and Spectacle in Late Medieval Europe
- Art Nouveau: Art, Design, Modernity in Paris 1889-1914
- Bramante to Palladio Architecture in Sixteenth-Century Italy
- Gothic in England: Architecture, Liturgy and Identity 1170-1360
- Rome: Place, Continuity and Memory
- Space and Politics in Modernity
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.
DisciplinesArchitecture History Art History View 215 other Masters in Art History in United Kingdom
- A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in a relevant subject or equivalent (for example, professional experience).
- On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
- The application form
- Your personal details
- Your qualifications
- Your work experience
- Your personal statement
- Statistical information
- English proficiency
International5460 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5460 GBP per year during 12 months.
National3010 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3010 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for London
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