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Art History and Visual Cultures (R27) BA (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    4 - 6 Years

Course summary

This degree will equip you with the knowledge and critical skills to understand the histories and theories of visual, material and spatial cultures. This will be a rich and rounded experience as you go beyond the contextual study of art, architecture and design. You'll explore the power of images to influence debates, both historically and in the present day, and develop transferable skills in visual literacy. As you progress you'll acquire critical skills that address the subject area’s place in the wider humanities and as a component of study in the creative or cultural industries.**Key features of the course**- Explore images and artefacts from a wide range of periods and places.- Become familiar with different approaches to the study of visual, spatial and material culture.- Gain skills in visual literacy, criticism and analysis that will make you highly employable.- Work on your own project, with the support of a tutor, for the final module of the degree.

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Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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