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Art History and Visual Studies

University of Victoria

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
6499 CAD/year
5182 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Art History and Visual Studies program of University of Victoria, British Columbia is research-focused and include courses designed to build knowledge and enhance research- and career-related skills.

Overview

The Art History and Visual Studies program of University of Victoria, British Columbia immerses students in art history research and explore topics you are passionate about alongside expert faculty members. 

In addition to opportunities for teaching and research assistantships, internships, co-op education and travel funding, our graduate students have their own study space close to faculty offices and a near-by coffee shop in the Fine Arts Building.

In their programs, you can work directly with art from the UVic Legacy Art Galleries’ collection as part of coursework offered in our Collections classroom. On campus, you can view over 2,000 artworks installed in public spaces and have access to the Legacy Maltwood Gallery and UVic Special Collections in the McPherson Library. More exhibitions drawn from the university’s collection can be viewed year round at the Legacy Downtown.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Colloquium in Theories and Practices
  • Workshop in Art Historical Writing
  • Special Topics in Art History and Visual Studies
  • Seminar in Medieval Art
  • Seminar in the Contemporary Art of South and Southeast Asia
  • Seminar in Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Art, c. 1200-1500

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form (online form can be saved and accessed again)
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutes you have attended
  • 2 academic references: please provide names and email addresses
  • Curriculum vitae
  • 1-2 page statement of purpose
  • A sample of written art-historical research (you may submit a copy of one of your undergraduate papers from your 4th year)
  • Application fee
  • If English is not your first language, or was not the language of instruction for a recent degree, you will be required to provide IELTS or TOEFL scores that demonstrate English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6499 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6499 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5182 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5182 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Art History and Visual Studies
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University of Victoria

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