History of Art (Modern and Contemporary Art) at University of York - UCAS

University of York

Degree level: Postgraduate

History of Art (Modern and Contemporary Art) (Taught)

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Course summary

If you select the modern and contemporary art pathway you could choose options focusing on a wide range of works ranging from painting, sculpture and architecture, to photography, installation, performance and contemporary works engaging with new media and the digital. You will study works of art from geographically diverse regions, from the international rise of ‘pop art’ across the globe from the 1960s, to the arts of the Americas, and art from west and east Europe from the early 20th Century to the present day. As well you will be introduced to a range of formal, methodological and theoretical ways of thinking, writing and talking about the work of art in this period.



Assessment method

Essays and a dissertation.

How to apply

International applicants


Entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £4995 Year 1
EU £11125 Year 1
England £4995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4995 Year 1
Scotland £4995 Year 1
Wales £4995 Year 1
Channel Islands £4995 Year 1
International £11125 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional information please see our web pages at: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/fees/
History of Art (Modern and Contemporary Art) at University of York - UCAS