University of Sussex

Degree level: Postgraduate

Art History (Research)

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Course summary

From world-leading research to our radical approach to the histories of art, from exceptional links with museums and galleries to Brighton’s distinctive arts culture – you’ll find Sussex a truly exceptional place to work on your research project. Areas of study We offer research supervision in the history of art and architecture, including:

  • visual and material cultures
  • photography studies
  • sound studies
  • feminist and queer art history
  • British and North American art
  • surrealism and its legacies
  • art historiography and the history of art writing
  • history of museums and collections
  • Victorian art and architecture
  • Byzantine art
  • Renaissance art
  • art and empire

Course details

Assessment method

Research project.


Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have a Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree. Your qualification should be in art history or a related subject such as history, architecture, English, archaeology, anthropology or cultural studies. You should also show evidence of engagement with art history at an advanced level. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.


Fees and funding

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Art History at University of Sussex - UCAS