Arts and Humanities (Art History) (R14-AH) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Arts and Humanities (Art History) (R14-AH)

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Course summary

This degree gives you the freedom to combine the study of different subject areas in the arts and humanities. You'll develop a specialism in art history, exploring art and visual culture across different periods and places. You can combine this with a second specialism or choose to develop broader interests in classical studies, creative writing, English language, English literature, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, and religious studies. You'll also discover how knowledge is created and shared in the arts and humanities, stretch your imagination and develop your own creative and critical responses. By studying this degree, you'll become an independent learner and a member of a diverse and vibrant student community. Key features of the course

  • Specialise in art history within a broad and flexible arts and humanities degree
  • Develop a range of skills that will be valuable in the workplace and to further study
  • Have the opportunity to write an extended essay drawing on independent study
  • Select a second specialism to complement and enhance your study of art history


This degree has three stages. You’ll start Stage 1 with a broad introduction to the arts and humanities followed by up to two modules chosen from a variety of subjects. Next, at Stages 2 and 3, you'll specialise in art history in combination with either a second specialism in arts and humanities or study modules from across the arts and humanities curriculum.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £21816 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20952 Whole course
Scotland £7128 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6954 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
EU £22416 Whole course
International £22416 Whole course
Channel Islands £22416 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Arts and Humanities (Art History) (R14-AH) at Open University - UCAS