University of Kent has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This new programme offers a critically engaging and expansive approach to the discipline of art history. It has been designed to equip you with the key visual, critical and professional skills necessary for a career in the art world and for a range of other employment opportunities. In your first year, you are given a firm foundation in some of the aesthetic, interpretative and methodological approaches to the discipline of art history. Throughout your second and third years, there are opportunities for you to develop and expand your engagement with the discipline through a range of specialist modules. This programme combines a study of the history of the visual arts with an exploration of ideas and motivation behind the creation of art in an attempt to understand meaning, significance and value. Studying for a joint honours in History, you draw upon a wide range of (often visual) sources and strive to understand the significance of past events and their meaning and value.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BBB||A-level subjects should include either History, Classics-Ancient History or Classics-Classical Civilisation at grade B.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||
This qualification is not accepted on its own. The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and National Extended Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances.
A typical offer would be to achieve Distinction, Merit, Merit plus A-level in History, Classics-Ancient History or Classics-Classical Civilisation at grade B.
|Access to HE Diploma||
The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis.
If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
|Scottish Higher||Scottish Highers qualifications are considered on an individual basis.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 points||Applicants should have either an overall grade of 34 or 15 points at higher level. This should include: HL history at 5 OR SL History at 6.|
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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