Students are assigned to a supervisor and a particular area of study in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Book Illustration, Photography or Art History. Art History Research Areas include: British Art, Ceramics, Contemporary Painting, Graphic Art (Book Illustration, Drawing, Photography, and Printmaking), Nineteenth Century European Art, Museum and Gallery Studies, Visual Culture of Religion, Wales and Art, Women's Art, Craft, and Design.
40 credits of research training
Thesis and viva voce examination
If you wish to apply for a PhD in Art History then you should submit a previous dissertation and/or essays indicative of your academic attainment in this discipline. Non-native English speakers are required to take a University recognised test of academic English language proficiency with required minimum proficiency levels equating to an IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 580 (paper based test) or 237 (computer based) with an essay rating of 5.0. Applicants who have successfully undertaken a Bachelors degree in a UK University are exempt from this requirement.
English language requirements
Programmes: Art; Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences; Education; History and Welsh History; Information Studies; Law (Taught LLM courses); Management and Business; Modern Languages; Welsh IELTS:6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component TOEFL:93 with minimum component scores: Listening 17, Writing 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20. Pearson PTE: 62 with minimum scores of 51 in each component
English language requirement: Postgraduate Programmes (General)
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