Studyportals
M.A. On Campus

History and Philosophy of Art

University of Kent

12 months
Duration
16800 GBP/year
8100 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

This History and Philosophy of Art programme from University of Kent provides a structured introduction to the postgraduate study of the history and philosophy of art.

Overview

Particular focuses include contemporary art, photography, Renaissance art, medieval art, 18th-century British painting, 19th-century French painting, modernism, aesthetics and the philosophy of art and film. You may elect to take a Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics pathway, which draws on the expertise of our Aesthetics Research Group.

The History and Philosophy of Art programme from University of Kent is intended for graduates in art history, philosophy and cognate subjects, such as fine art. It gives you the opportunity to pursue your interest in visual art at advanced level, to develop a high level of expertise in topics in history and philosophy of art and to prepare for doctoral research in history of art or philosophy of art.

Careers

Arts postgraduates have gone on to work in a range of professions, from museum positions and teaching roles to marketing and gallery assistants. Our graduates have found work with Tate Britain, the V&A, Museum of Childhood and other arts, culture and heritage-related organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Key Concepts and Classic Texts in History and Philosophy of Art 
  • Advanced Study of a Single Artist 
  • Post-Conceptual Art and Visual Arts Criticism 
  • History and Theory of Curating 
  • Philosophical Issues in Art History and Visual Culture

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, though we strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or 2.1 honours degree in a relevant humanities subject. Applicants without these qualifications will be judged on the basis of a sample of written work, an interview and relevant experience.
  • Your application should include a sample of your academic writing. Ideally this will be an essay, on a similar or related topic, that you have recently written as part of your undergraduate degree programme. Please upload this to your application portal.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU students - £12600

Part-time:

  • UK - £4050
  • EU - £6300
  • International - £8400

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

History and Philosophy of Art
-
University of Kent

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!

Tuition fee settings