If you are interested in developing a career in the art market, this course is ideal. It offers a unique mix of academic tuition and exposure to London's huge and dynamic art market.
-You will have the chance to undertake site visits, including an overseas study trip, to supplement your learning. -You can also take advantage of the University's on-site galleries. -This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for entry as a probationer practitioner.
What will you study?
With an emphasis on understanding how the art market functions, you will be introduced to a wide range of businesses, collections and professionals. You will also study the economic and legal contexts within which professional practice is grounded, and gain the ability to apply techniques related to the valuation of objects used within industry. You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge of a particular specialist area of the art market, which may include anything from antiquities to cutting-edge contemporary art.
Essays, seminar papers and presentations, case studies, and major research-based project or dissertation.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.
Modules -Art and Law -Professional Practice (Art Market) -History of the Art Market -Creative Economies and Cultural Industries -Major Project