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History of Art and English Literature MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: VQ33

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

Study the History of Art and English Literature in equal depth with this joint honours programme.**History of Art**History of Art will introduce you to art from different periods and world cultures. You will: * learn how, and for whom, works of art were made* situate artworks within visual and material culture more broadly* explore the meanings of works of art and visual culture and the ways they continue to be interpretedIn Years 3 and 4 you will have the opportunity to specialise in particular aspects of the field, and develop independent research projects and a dissertation. In Year 3 you will have the opportunity to study abroad.**English Literature**Studying English Literature will develop your:* critical skills * analytic skills * linguistic skills* creative skills You will study a broad range of texts and different approaches to reading. You will gain an understanding of the cultural contexts of all major periods of English literature, from the late middle-ages to the present. You will also choose research-led courses based on your interests. These will help you develop a detailed knowledge of specific topics, periods or genres. **Why Edinburgh?**We are oldest department of English Literature in the UK and one of the longest established in the world. We are proud to be based in the heart of the first UNESCO World City of Literature. History of Art and English Literature complement each other well. Many ideas and movements are shared across the visual arts and literature, in particular historical periods. Both subjects benefit from shared methodologies and historical contexts.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: English Literature or combined English at B.

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University information

The 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

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