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Art History and Visual Culture

36 months
25562 USD/year
4396 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The special focus of the Art History and Visual Culture from University of Otago is the diversity of theory in the discourses of art. 


Art History and Visual Culture

The Art History and Visual Culture from University of Otago is designed to equip students with the concepts and language necessary for contemporary discussion of art, art history, art theory and art criticism. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Culture
  • Interpreting Artworks
  • Art: Here and Now
  • The Global Twentieth Century
  • Global History: Asia, Europe and the Middle East
  • New Zealand in the World from the 18th Century
  • From Medieval to Modern Europe

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

July commencement may be possible, although the duration of the qualification may be longer.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Baccalaureate: IB Diploma with a minimum 26 points.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) GCE Advanced Levels: minimum Numerical Score of 8.
  • The numerical scores are normally calculated on the best three A-Level principal subjects (excluding the General Paper) taken at one sitting, or two A-Level passes with two A-Level Subsidiary passes at one sitting.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25562 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4396 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National: $6,093.00
  • International: $35,430
  • Living costs for Dunedin

    1000 - 2300 NZD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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