University of Portsmouth Featured Masters Courses
University of Portsmouth Featured Masters Courses
Full time & Part time September Other 12-18 months full time, 24-36 months part time

About the course

Explore 21st century art history and learn about this ever-expanding discipline, marked by interdisciplinary cross-overs, varied and competing methodologies, and a huge range of objects of study that can break through the boundaries of the traditional notion of ‘art’. Study issues as diverse as authorship, subjectivity, reception studies, and cultural and gender identity. You’ll be primed to undertake art-historical investigation and a research project on a specific topic of your choice.

Key features

  • Develop your application of the critical theories and approaches relevant to art history providing you with experience in research methods and skills in arts and humanities.
  • Gain experience in research methods and skills in the arts, humanities, creative and cultural industries, and related

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Entry Requirements

For entry to postgraduate level, you should normally possess:

A first or upper second honours degree in art history or a related subject; or an equivalent degree; or substantial experience in an appropriate field.

A sample of critical writing may also be required and if your first language is not English, then evidence of English proficiency is required.


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