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History of Art, Theory and Display MSc

University of Edinburgh    Edinburgh College of Art

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

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Programme description

This programme offers you the opportunity to explore the history and theory of art, and of its display in exhibitions and museums. Based in one of the largest art history departments in the UK, it is perfect for providing you with a comprehensive overview of the discipline as well as giving you access to an exceptionally wide range of art-historical expertise across time and place.

The city of Edinburgh is a World Heritage Site of leading museums and galleries with a rich range of collections and exhibitions, while its Scottish setting gives you access to an exceptional wealth of historic properties, buildings and sites, from medieval castles to the palace and parliament of Holyrood.

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


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