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  MSt in History of Art and Visual Culture


University of Cambridge    Institute of Continuing Education

Part time October Other 2 years, part-time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of art and visual culture with the MSt in History of Art and Visual Culture at the University of Cambridge. This two-year, part-time Master's programme offers a comprehensive exploration of art history, from theoretical approaches to thematic studies. Delve into topics such as class and social status, race and gender, and art and ecology through six core modules in Year 1. In Year 2, showcase your expertise with a dissertation research project. By the end of the course, you will have honed your analytical skills, critical thinking abilities, and research methodologies. The programme equips you with the academic, technical, and transferable skills needed to excel in the field. Whether you hold a UK 2.i honours degree or have equivalent experience, this programme welcomes passionate individuals from diverse backgrounds. Join a supportive academic community and access a Virtual Learning Environment for a truly enriching learning experience. Embark on your journey to becoming a skilled art historian today.

About the course

This two-year, part-time Master’s programme is designed for those who wish to study at postgraduate level and are keen to develop high-level skills in history of art and visual culture.

Programme Structure 

The MSt takes place over two years, running typically from October of the first year to September of the second. The taught elements of the syllabus, Year 1, are offered in three intensive study blocks, each of which is examined by an assessed essay to be submitted at the end of each term.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course will normally have achieved a UK 2.i honours degree or overseas equivalent.

Applicants would have usually studied at undergraduate level in a relevant discipline in the arts, humanities or social sciences.

There is provision to accept non-standard applicants who can evidence relevant and equivalent experience and suitability for the course.

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