History of Art and Visual Studies at University of Warwick - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop your research skills on our History of Art and Visual Studies MA. Warwick's History of Art department, ranked in the top 10 in all major UK league tables (Complete University Guide 2021, The Guardian University Guide 2021, The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021), allows you to explore the broader issues in the discipline today, such as global art history, display and performance, aesthetics and perception, and architecture and urbanism. Course overview Our MA is designed to prepare students for specialised postgraduate research in the fields of Art History and Visual Studies. You will have the option of spending the autumn term in Venice or can study for the full year on the Warwick campus. The course enables you to develop your research skills by studying different periods and media in the history of art, and by taking an active part in research, exploring some of the broader issues in Art History today such as cross-cultural interaction and the arts, the spatial contexts of art, architecture and urbanism, and the arts within a global society.


Core modules

  • Art History and its Methods
  • Dissertation
  • Academic Preparation for History of Art
Optional modules Optional modules can vary from year to year. Example optional modules may include:
  • Research in Medieval and/or early Modern Art/Architectural History (taught in Venice)
  • Research in Modern and/or Contemporary Art and Architecture (taught in Venice)
  • East meets West: The Visual Arts in Colonial and Post-colonial India
  • Leonardo: Art and Science
  • Latin American Art: 20th Century Objects, 21st Century Exhibitions
  • Visual Art and Poetry
  • Reality after Film
  • Giotto and Assisi
- Deconstructing Medieval and Early Modern Buildings

Assessment method

Modules are assessed by a 5000-word essay.

Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in History of Art or a related subject. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band B - IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Please visit the University of Warwick website for the tuition fees for postgraduate courses: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/fees
History of Art and Visual Studies at University of Warwick - UCAS