Art History MRes at University of Nottingham - UCAS

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Course summary

**Are you passionate about digging deeper into art history? Do you want the time, support and skills to carry out research?** The MRes is a substantial piece of original work and can be ideal if:

  • you cannot commit to a PhD but still have a topic you want to research further
  • your topic doesn't require three-years of PhD study
  • you want to develop your research and academic skills before starting a PhD
Our specialisations Nineteenth-century art and cultural exchange
  • National identity
  • Intercultural contact
  • Migration
  • Innovation
Collecting, reception and revival
  • Display
  • Imperialism
  • Power
  • Travel
  • Memory
Photography, film and spectatorship
  • Representation
  • Status
  • Politics
  • Relationship to other media
Politics and identity
  • Gender, class, and race
  • Identity
  • Propaganda, power and protest
  • Memory
The MRes is a substantial piece of original work and can be ideal for people with highly focussed interests but limited time. It can also be an advantage when applying for PhD funding as it demonstrates research skills and ability. This is a companion to our Visual Culture MRes. The requirements and supervision arrangements are the same but the research subject and the title of your final degree are different.


You will also take a taught module that develops your research and interdisciplinary skills.

Assessment method

You will research and write a 35,000 word dissertation. You'll agree the subject with your supervisor who will provide full support and regular reviews.

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in art history or a related subject. IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Fees and funding

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Art History MRes at University of Nottingham - UCAS