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History of Art, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #49 (QS) ,
The History of Art course at University of Bristol places particular emphasis on progression and is notable for providing the opportunity to carry out research in all years.

About

The first year of the History of Art course from University of Bristol will give you a grounding in the key skills needed for a history of art degree, studying medieval, early modern, modern and contemporary art history. You will also choose a research-oriented, small-group seminar class.

In the following years, you will choose from a variety of broader thematic lecture- and seminar-based units, as well as further research-oriented units. There is also the option to study abroad in the second year. You will undertake one substantial piece of independent research each year, and write a dissertation in your final year.

Teaching

The typical percentage of time spent in different learning activities for this course based on student choices. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Part-time variant
      Weekday
    • Duration description

      6 year(s) part-time Part-time study over six years with daytime, weekday teaching

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Modern Art
  • Introduction to Medieval Art
  • Approaching the Object
  • Introduction to Early-Modern Art
  • Landscape 
  • The Artist 
  • The City
  • Histories and Theories of Art
  • Histories and Theories of Art

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    68

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General Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer: AAB 
  • A-level Contextual offer: BBB 
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
  • Access to HE Diploma offer:: Pass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities, Education, or Literary Studies) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Additional written work may be required
  • BTEC offer: DDD in a relevant subject

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
  • Part-time tuition fees will normally be charged on a pro rata basis

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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