Overview On this unique programme, you’ll study the historical and contemporary arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. You’ll benefit from teaching that emphasises museum anthropology and material culture. At the same time, you’ll engage with the issues involved in the analysis and display of these works of art, both in their original contexts and in museums and exhibitions. This MA is cross-disciplinary. That means you’ll engage with regional developments and shared themes across anthropology, art history, archaeology and museology. Throughout the programme, you’ll encounter contemporary theories and current methods of research. You’ll also have the opportunity to study the world-famous collection of art held in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, itself a celebrated icon of modern museum architecture. UEA’s Art History department is world-leading in its field. About This Course This flexible programme offers you a range of topics for your own essay-writing and dissertation. Your dissertation also allows you to study a topic of your choice intensively, possibly as a precursor to PhD research. Our department is one of the leading centres in the world for the study of art and material culture. It’s also the only centre in the UK concerned with the study of art worldwide. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
Research seminars, gallery talks, essays, one timed essay, and a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.
Applicants require a good Honours degree at minimum 2.1 standard or equivalent (Humanities or Social Science). All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9500||Whole course|
Additional fee information
A number of scholarships are available; see our web pages for details.