Richmond American University London

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Richmond, The American International University in London

Art History and Visual Culture (Taught)

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Course summary

Our MA in Art History and Visual Culture programme will prepare you for an exciting creative career in the art world or more study in the visual arts. This programme puts a spotlight on intercultural issues in art history and visual culture, and professional practice in the visual arts. Based in London, you can explore the Victoria and Albert Museum, Design Museum, Saatchi Gallery, and many more art galleries and institutions which are located right in the centre of London. Having such ease of access to London’s world- class art galleries, museums, libraries and art institutions is vital to the foundation of this course. Study one Master’s programme and you’ll gain two degrees, one from the UK and one from the US. The choice is yours, it can be taken in one year full-time or over two years, part-time.


How to apply

International applicants

If your first language is not English, you are required to submit TOEFL/IELTS/Cambridge English proficiency test results from an exam taken within the last two years. NOTE: Also encouraged to submit a Sample of Academic Writing (academically cited; 8-20 pages and/or 2,000-5,000 typed words)- but not required.

Entry requirements

t Richmond our postgraduate degree programmes, which are based on the US educational approach, are available as 1 year (full-time) or two year (part-time) options with some programmes offering even more flexibility. The entry requirements for all postgraduate programmes at Richmond are the same, regardless of your chosen study option, excluding our International Business (MSc) programme Academic Entry Requirements UK first Degree minimum second class honours (2.2) US Degree with a minimum CGPA of between 2.5 and 3.0 or international equivalent Academic Interview *All other equivalent eligible transfer credits will be determined by Admissions.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9450 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9450 Whole course
Scotland £9450 Whole course
Wales £9450 Whole course
Channel Islands £9450 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £9450 Whole course
EU £15000 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Art History and Visual Culture at Richmond American University London - UCAS