The programme is taught through classes and supervision by members of the Institute's academic staff and by National Gallery curatorial and archival experts. The teaching staff of the Warburg Institute are leading academics in their field who have published widely and are involved with research related to the topics they teach.
This programme aims to provide you with an introduction to museum knowledge, art history and Renaissance culture, as well as current scholarship and professional practice in these areasalong with new and emerging areas of research and scholarship. The programme will equip you with the skills required to become either an academic art historian with a serious insight into the behind-the-scenes working of a pre-eminent museum, or a curator with the research skills necessary for high-level museum work.
This programme is also available as a Master of Research (MRes) or a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert).
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All students take three core modules and two option modules.
The core module on Language, Palaeographical, Archival, and Curatorial Research includes training at all levels in one language which can be Latin, Italian or French. You will also have the opportunity to conduct an independent research project through the dissertation.
The programme is supported by an unassessed Methods and Techniques of Scholarship module that will introduce you to historiography and methods of scholarly work in early modern cultural history and prepare you, through a term of workshops, to choose, develop, and research the topic that forms the subject of your dissertation.
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- 12 months
- 48 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Art History Museum Studies View 593 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
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- The normal minimum academic entrance requirement for taught postgraduate programmes is an upper-second class honours degree from the United Kingdom or an international qualification of an equivalent standard.
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International16830 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16830 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8220 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8220 GBP per year during 12 months.
Fees vary depending on mode of study and fee status. Please visit our website for updated fees.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.