History and History of Art

University of Nottingham

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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This course is highly flexible, allowing you to tailor your studies in both History and History of Art to suit your own interests and aspirations. This degree encourages you to engage critically with a range of historical and visual art resources, and you will enjoy world-class teaching as well as access to outstanding facilities to complement your learning. These facilities include the Djanogly Art Gallery (on campus) which hosts acclaimed exhibitions and the Digital Humanities Centre with its wide range of scanners and projectors. The gallery will enhance your exploration of the wide-ranging aspects of the visual arts, such as painting, sculpture, photography, and the examination of the relationship between high arts and visual culture.

Course details


In year one, the Learning History and Introduction to Art History modules help students to reflect on the nature of the disciplines, enhance various intellectual and practical skills (including team work), engage with methodologies, and introduce key issues and debates. In year two, students pick from a selection of art history options ranging from the Renaissance to the present day, to examine not only traditional fine art such as painting, sculpture, architecture, and the graphic arts, but also photography, performance, film and video. In history, students take a core module on The Contemporary World since 1945, plus further optional modules. In year three, you’ll take a special subject, based heavily on primary sources, and you’ll research and produce a dissertation in art history.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeVV31
Institution code N84
Campus nameUniversity Park Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Including A in History. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Applications assessed on an individual basis, please contact the University.
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 Credits overall; 45 of which must be at Level 3. Of the Level 3 credits, at least 21 should be passed at Merit or above and this must include 9 credits of History with Distinction. Considered on an individual basis, please contact the school for further information. GCSE English at grade C or above is also required.
Scottish Higher ABBBB Including History with grade A. This qualification is only acceptable when combined with Advanced Higher grades AB including A in History.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB Including History with grade A and Scottish Highers ABBBB including History with grade A.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points with a minimum of 6 points in History at Higher level.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) A plus grades AB at A level including History.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M3 Including History at D3.

European Baccalaureate - 75% overall including 8.5 in History, GCSE requirements - English grade C ( numeric grade 4)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £17550* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
History and History of Art at University of Nottingham - UCAS