Overview This History of Art BA is distinctive in its study of art as a global phenomenon. Through close engagement with artworks and small group teaching, you’ll gain detailed knowledge and understanding of the many ways people have created, displayed, and interpreted art from prehistory to the present day. Central to your learning is the opportunity to study at first hand the extraordinary collection of the Sainsbury Centre a celebrated icon of modern museum architecture. About This Course On this degree programme, you’ll encounter engaging and thought-provoking artworks from around the world. Alongside significant aspects of European art history, our modules will also present you with the opportunity to explore the work of artists from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. From drawing to photography, painting to video, sculpture to performance, our inclusive and interdisciplinary approach to teaching will enable you to learn about how art has been made, collected, and exhibited across many different time periods. In addition to modules that address specific topics and themes in art history, the interdisciplinary character of our teaching staff enables us to regularly offer options that facilitate alternative approaches to the study of art and material culture, such as archaeological and anthropological perspectives. This course is delivered by UEA’s world-leading department of Art History and World Art Studies. Our main areas of research are the history of art and architecture in Europe and North America; the arts of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and South America; the archaeology and anthropology of art; and museum studies and cultural heritage. Staff specialisms include the art and archaeology of the climate crisis, postcolonial discourse, medieval visual cultures, artists’ photography and film, heritage studies, visual art and poetry, and contemporary art and exhibition making. We are part of a close network of internationally renowned centres for the study and display of art: the Sainsbury Centre, the Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. Students benefit from these networks as well as our links with local and national museums and galleries in Norwich, London and further afield. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website www.uea.ac.uk.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum of 5.5 in each component)|
We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details: https://www.uea.ac.uk/apply/our-admissions-policy/english-language-equivalencies
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|