36 months
18350 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This joint History - History of Art (Hons) degree from University of York brings together two humanities disciplines to develop your skills in research, analysis and presentation. We offer an exceptionally wide variety of specialist options that range from the study of medieval churches to the history of twentieth century Japan. 

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An integrated art and history degree will enable you to understand the forces that have shaped past societies and cultures, along with the artworks and artistic movements which those societies have produced.

You'll gain expertise in the interpretation of visual forms of evidence such as paintings, architecture and material culture along with the ability to produce in-depth analysis of historical texts. You'll graduate as a highly-skilled, creative communicator, ready to make a valuable impact in a wide variety of industries.

Careers and skills

Graduates of the History - History of Art (Hons) degree from University of York are valued in the workplace for their ability to take the lead in project work and undertake independent research. They are critical thinkers, highly skilled in the evaluation of visual and written material, and creative communicators of their ideas. 

Career opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to work in sectors such as:

  • Museum curatorship
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Diplomacy and government
  • Media
  • Arts administration
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thinking Through History 
  • Group Research Project 
  • Political Communities in World History 
  • Societies in World History 
  • Knowledge and Beliefs in World History
  • The Materials of Art and Architecture 
  • The Art of Describing 

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

  • AAB including an A in either History or Classical Civilisation

Access to Higher Education Diploma

  • Obtain Access to HE Diploma with 36 credits at Distinction including at least 9 credits in History-related units and 9 credits at Merit or higher.

BTEC National Extended Diploma

  • DDD with an additional A Level or equivalent qualification in either History or Classical Civilisation at grade A

Cambridge Pre-U

  • D3, D3, M2 including D3 in History

European Baccalaureate

  • 80% overall, including 85% in History

International Baccalaureate

  • 35 points, including Grade 6 in History at Higher Level

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18350 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 York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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


  • UK government loans
  • UK scholarships and bursaries
  • International scholarships
  • Country-specific funding
  • US loans

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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