History of Art

UCL (University College London)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University College London
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Course summary

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UCL is one of the most exciting places to study history of art in the country. This programme aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the visual arts and material culture, covering a wide range of visual imagery and making use of London's extensive public collections, libraries, museums and architecture.

Course details


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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

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Course codeV350
Institution code U80
Campus nameMain Site
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 AAA No specific subjects, though essay-based subjects are an advantage. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF) or BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF - teaching from 2016) with Distinction, Distinction, Distinction.
Access to HE Diploma D: 23 credits M: 22 credits Pass in Access to HE Diploma, with 23 credits awarded with distinction in the Level 3 units, the remainder of the Level 3 units with Merit.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Scottish Advanced Higher AAA AAA ( or AA at Advanced Higher and AAA at Higher).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 points A score of 18 points in three higher level subjects, with no score lower than 5. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) A Successful completion of the WBQ Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus 2 GCE A-Levels at grades AAA.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 D3,D3,D3 in three Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects.

English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet the foreign language requirement following enrolment, further details at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs


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 £21260 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit our dedicated webpage for more details: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/fees-funding. The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2020/21 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2021/22 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK/EU fees in line with government policy (including on an annual basis for each year of study during a programme). Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, so the published fees will be charged to 2020/21 entrants for each year of study on the programme.
History of Art at UCL (University College London) - UCAS