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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

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Introducing MA History of Art and Architectural History

This programme will introduce you to art and architecture from different periods and world cultures. You will learn how and for whom, these works were made. You will explore their meanings and the ways they continue to be interpreted.

In Years 3 and 4 you will have the opportunity to specialise in particular aspects of each field.

How will I learn?

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, individual supervisions and museum and gallery visits.

In Year 3, you will have the opportunity to pursue supervised independent projects that aim to develop pragmatic skills and experience directly relevant to careers in areas such as galleries, museums, heritage management, auction houses and art journalism.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by coursework and exams. In Years 3 and 4, you will complete at least one independent project and a longer dissertation.

Career opportunities

Studying History of Art and Architectural History at the University of Edinburgh prepares you for a range of careers in the art world, architectural/conservation firms and the public sector.

Careers include curatorships in galleries and museums, art journalism, publishing, art dealing, tourism, graphics, advertising, heritage management and 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

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per 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

    15th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 28

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    165 87%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    24th

    5

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