Archaeology, Anthropology, and Art History with a Year Abroad at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

Course summary

Overview How are society’s views, beliefs and actions recorded in the things we make, use and value? On this course you’ll learn how to examine the visual and material culture of societies across the world, from prehistory to the present. Based in the world-famous Sainsbury Centre, you’ll become part of a unique community. We’re the only Art History Department in the UK located within a world-renowned art museum. This dynamic course provides a strong grounding in archaeology, anthropology, and art history. You’ll analyse and interpret visual and material culture from around the world. You’ll gain key skills in interpreting the past and understanding its role in the present. Our course is distinctive in studying creativity as a global phenomenon. You’ll gain detailed knowledge of the many ways people have made, displayed, and interpreted art by engaging with artworks. There are significant aspects of European art history. You’ll also explore the work of artists and material culture from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. Your learning is enhanced with a year of study abroad. You can choose from one our prestigious partner universities in the U.S., Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. This course allows you to immerse yourself in the historic city of Norwich. You’ll study in the collections of the Sainsbury Centre, which was designed by Norman Foster. You’ll examine objects and artworks. You'll learn about the processes and politics of collecting, while considering diverse communities and audiences. Learning from world-leading experts, you’ll gain different perspectives on art and material culture. We’re part of an international network for the study and display of art. This includes the Sainsbury Centre, Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, and Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. Among the benefits of the network is to enable you to connect with local and national museums. Our graduates have gone on to rewarding careers in the cultural, creative, and heritage sectors. We look forward to you joining our community. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements:  GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. UEA are committed to ensuring that Higher Education is accessible to all, regardless of their background or experiences. One of the ways we do this is through our contextual admissions schemes – please see our website for further information.   We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum of 5.5 in each component)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing) We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details:

Student Outcomes

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Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
International £20600* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Archaeology, Anthropology, and Art History with a Year Abroad at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS