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MPhil/PhD Art History and Visual Culture

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Research overview

Research areas

Art History & Visual Culture is an exciting interdisciplinary initiative focusing on the importance of images and artefacts in our lives. The MPhil/PhD programme draws on our established, internationally recognised research activity in Art History and Visual Culture.

Research projects

Current and recent projects our academic staff have been working on are:

  • A New History of Spanish Cinema
  • Middlebrow Cinema
  • Rock/Body: Performative Interfaces between the Geologic and the Body

Postgraduate research in Art History and Visual Culture

You will have the opportunity to study a topic which incorporates a number of established subject areas, including art history and cultural studies.

Supported by colleagues from across the Humanities disciplines with research interests in Visual Culture, we offer PhD supervision on a range of topics:

  • from the old masters to contemporary practitioners
  • from the traditional arts to new media and technologies
  • and from elite production to popular culture.

You will also be able to conduct cross-disciplinary research in collaboration with other relevant fields of study.

This programme will particularly appeal to you if you have a background or interest in

  • the history of art
  • cinema
  • cultural history
  • philosophy
  • sociology
  • visual culture.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,100per year

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

University information

University of Exeter

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  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

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