36 months
117700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Are you an aspiring curator? Do you want to know how to display objects in ways that reveal their wider historical impact? Then the Curating with History programme at the University of Essex is the right choice for you.

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Key facts:

  • This degree will help you develop the skills you need to become a curator who makes bold connections between different forms of art and visual culture, historical developments, and broader social and political forces.
  • BA Curating with History at the University of Essex  offers a multidisciplinary foundation in the histories and theories of art history, curating, heritage studies and public history. You will learn the intellectual and practical skills necessary to realise your career ambitions, combining classroom-based learning with hands-on experience in museums and galleries. You will also learn about the history and theory of exhibition design, with a particular emphasis on how curatorial choices shape our experiences while viewing artworks and the other objects on display in museums and galleries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rebellious Pasts: Challenging and Creating Histories
  • Writing and Researching Art History

  • Art and Ideas
  • Digital Heritage and Museums
  • Art in Latin America

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels: BBB
  • IB: 30 points or three Higher Level certificates with 555.We are also happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Exact offer levels will vary depending on the range of subjects being taken at higher and standard level, and the course applied for. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits at Merit or above
  • T-levels: Distinction

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    117700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 117700 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /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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