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History of Art and Architectural History MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: V360

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme will introduce you to art and architecture from different periods and world cultures.

You will:

  • learn how, and for whom, works of art were made
  • explore the meanings of works of art and visual culture and the ways they continue to be interpreted

How will I learn?

You will be taught through a mix of:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • individual supervisions
  • field trips
  • museum and gallery visits

Career opportunities

Our programme prepares you to work in a range of sectors, including:

  • the art world
  • architectural or conservation firms
  • charitable trusts
  • the public sector

Careers include:

  • curatorships in galleries and museums
  • art journalism
  • publishing
  • art dealing
  • tourism
  • graphics
  • advertising
  • heritage management
  • auctioneering

Some graduates use their skills and experience for careers in management or teaching, while some choose to go on to further study.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 23,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 26 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    156 77%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    5th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    21st

    3

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