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Language and - with History of Art with International Experience

48 months
14560 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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By taking the Language and - with History of Art with International Experience programme at Birkbeck, University of London you will study a modern language - French, German, Italian, Japanese or Spanish - to a high level of fluency and also learn about the history and culture of your chosen language-speaking area.


At Language and - with History of Art with International Experience programme at Birkbeck, University of London you can study all kinds of artworks, from painting and sculpture to digital art and installations, and choose from a range of history of art modules, covering artists and art movements from the medieval period through to contemporary art. 

You will learn how to place artworks within their historical and cultural contexts and how to think more broadly about the role of images within society. You will also study a number of cross-cultural modules, exploring specific themes across a variety of cultures. 


Graduates can pursue careers in international organisations and businesses, in education, research and academia, in publishing and editing, in arts management, conservation and policy, in marketing, and in the museum and heritage sectors. This Language and - with History of Art with International Experience programme at Birkbeck, University of London may also be useful in becoming a translator, magazine/newspaper journalist, editorial assistant or primary/secondary school teacher. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History: A Survey
  • Cultural Perspectives on German History
  • Debates in Art History
  • Art and Society Between 1900 and the Present
  • Art and Society in the Nineteenth Century
  • German 
  • Transformation, Transgression and Tradition: German Literature from the 18th to the 21st Century
  • Art and War: 1914 to the Present

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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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

  • This course is suitable for beginners in Japanese. For French, German, Italian and Spanish a minimum of CEFR level A2 (GCSE or equivalent) is required.

  • UCAS TARIFF POINTS 96-128 points
  • A-levels: CCC-ABB
  • A valid passport 
  • The application form 
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • English language proficiency
  • Applicants for admission to degree programmes must be at least 18 years old.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14560 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Home students, international year: £1385 pa
  • International students, international year: £2180 pa

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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