Art History and Theory at University of Essex - UCAS

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Course summary

At Essex, you have the freedom to study what most interests you. Some of the topics you may choose to explore include the history of photography; modern and contemporary art; curatorial practice and exhibition design; as well as more vernacular forms of visual culture, such as body art and activist placards. To supplement what you learn in the classroom, frequent staff-led visits to London museums and galleries will expose you to the some of the world’s best museums and galleries, and you will be strongly encouraged to apply for a placement in order to gain experience in the museum and gallery world. On campus, ESCALA, one of Europe’s most significant collections of contemporary art from Latin America, will provide an invaluable resource for studying art and curatorial practice first-hand.

Modules

You can tailor your learning experience with a choice of optional modules. More information about these can be found on the University of Essex website


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course can be found on the course finder on the University of Essex website – www.essex.ac.uk


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9660 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9660 Year 1
Scotland £9660 Year 1
Wales £9660 Year 1
Channel Islands £9660 Year 1
EU £20700 Year 1
International £20700 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £20700 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fees displayed are for 2023-24 entry. Fees for part-time courses are calculated pro-rata to the relevant full-time fee. Tuition fees may be subject to annual increases in each year of study in line with inflation.
Art History and Theory at University of Essex - UCAS