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About

The History of Art (by research) programme from University of York consists of a 30,000-word thesis, researched and written over a period of one year full-time or two years part-time.

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Overview

Examiners

The dissertation is the sole component of this degree; there is no taught element. It is read by one external and one internal examiner. The external is an expert in the field in which the dissertation is written.

Background

This History of Art (by research) programme from University of York is designed for students who have already identified a specific research topic and who wish to focus exclusively on writing a thesis, working with a particular supervisor in our department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British art and architecture of the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries.
  • Curating contemporary art; histories of exhibition-making and art institutions; contemporary art from the Global South.
  • Post-war and contemporary art history.
  • The relationship between stained glass art and craft and the interactions between art history and conservation.
  • British, American and European sculpture in its global contexts, c.1760-1914; queer theory; animal studies; the polar world. 
  • British architectural history, 1550-1900, particularly architectural drawing, the English baroque, and architecture and intellectual history. 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
96

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
96

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a good 2.1 or 1st-class undergraduate degree, or equivalent. Exceptions can be made for applicants with an unusual career profile, but who have substantial related experience.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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.

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