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BA History of Art

Explore art history and visual culture from the Medieval period to the present day.

BA History of Art / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
BA
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades ABB (can include Gen Studs).

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

33 points overall (core points accepted). 6,5,5 at Higher Level.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
65 / 200
How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Gain a broad-based foundation in art history while studying in Manchester, the home ofnumerous art galleries.
  • Explore your interest within Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, Victorian, modern and contemporary art, and architectural history and theory.
  • Learn to situate artworks within social and historical contexts, and in relation to issues of gender and sexuality, class, ethnicity, patronage, connoisseurship, scientific, religious beliefs and systems of display.

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The University holds open days regularly (usually in June, September and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.

On this day, you will find out more about the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures and our resources, and meet members of academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.

If you apply to us and receive an offer, you will be invited to one of the subject visit days.

Find out more about open days on the  School website .

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Gareth Frier
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 6083
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/arthistoryvisualstudies/
Academic department overview

See: About us

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