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History of Art with Curating (Part-time)

Birkbeck, University of London

48 months
Duration
10920 GBP/year
6935 GBP/year
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About

On the History of Art with Curating (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London you will learn to research the social and historical contexts in which visual art has been produced, and write confidently and analytically about texts and images. 

Overview

At History of Art with Curating (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London you will be introduced to current curatorial approaches and debates, and given opportunities to put your knowledge and ideas into practice in a supportive and collaborative environment.

While some of our students have studied art history at school or have completed short courses, most haven’t studied the subject in any depth prior to starting this course. The first-year modules are therefore intended to provide you with academic skills and a good grounding in the discipline. As you progress through the course, you will have opportunities to explore different types of visual culture in more detail. Studying at Birkbeck you are based in the heart of London, close to museums and galleries, while being part of a vibrant and stimulating student community.

Careers

Our students develop the ability to think critically and creatively, and to articulate their ideas persuasively. Intellectual rigor, visual sensitivity and informed debate are fundamental to the discipline of history of art, as well as being transferable skills relevant to a range of careers. Graduates of the History of Art with Curating (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London can pursue jobs in arts management, conservation and policy; in education, marketing and publishing; in the museums and heritage sectors; and in research and academia.

Jobs gained by some of our BA and MA graduates include:

  • Head of Learning, Design Museum
  • Curator, Schools Programmes, Tate Modern
  • Curatorial Assistant, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Curatorial Officer, National Army Museum
  • Head of Campaign Management, Science Museum
  • Curator, Handel House Museum
  • Head Curator, National Maritime Museum
  • Director, Foundling Museum
  • Curator, British Art 1850-1915, Tate Britain
  • Courses and Events Programmer, National Gallery.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History: A Survey
  • Doing Art History
  • Visual Art: Histories, Networks and Organisations
  • Curating Culture
  • Debates in Art History
  • Art and Society Between 1900 and the Present
  • Art and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you enough time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to degree programmes must be at least 18 years old.
  • A valid passport 
  • The application form 
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10920 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6935 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6935 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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