The Courtauld Institute of Art, an independent college of the University of London, is a world-leading centre for the study of art history, conservation and curating. Based at the historic and beautiful Somerset House in London, a two-year project is currently underway to transform conservation studios, laboratories and library facilities, as well as the famous Courtauld Gallery.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

301 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 96%
  • Part Time 4%


  • UK 54%
  • EU 15%
  • Other 31%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
History of Art, Architecture & Design 50 205 255
Art & Design 5 30 35
Librarianship & Information Management 0 10 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

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