BA (Hons) Liberal Studies (Art History)

Start Date:
September 2020; January 2021
3 years, full time

Study a degree that’s tailor-made for you.

A liberal arts degree gives you the freedom to focus on the subjects that most interest you. You’ll concentrate on a major area of study while maintaining a breadth of learning spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences.

The Art History Major offers a critical exploration of this exciting and influential field. Through an artistic lens, you will engage in key themes including feminism, philosophy, politics, racism and religion.

Exploring London’s museums, galleries and auction houses will introduce you to visual art in all its diverse forms. By examining pieces from across the world, you’ll learn how material culture can inform – and even contradict – global histories.

Elective modules will help you understand the breadth of this important discipline and also give you a broad skillset.

Options to learn a language and study abroad at one of our international partners will help expand your learning and global outlook.

Completing this degree will develop you into a highly employable and open-minded individual who is ready pursue an international career in the arts sector and other related fields.

Tuition Fees
    £18,000 (fee for one academic year. Fees for subsequent years are subject to increase)
Entry Requirements 
  • 3 A-levels (typically BCC) or international equivalent Mathematics GCSE at grades A-C/9-4 or equivalent

English Language Requirements 

IELTS: Overall score of 6.0 with no score below 5.5 in any of the four components, or equivalent

Course Features 
  • A tailor-made degree that reflects your personal and professional interests

  • A choice of over 50 electives spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences

  • Opportunity to study abroad

  • Direct access to London's world-class cultural and historical resources

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Year 1

  • Contemporary Art

  • Introduction to Drawing

  • Introduction to the History of Art, Parts 1 and 2

  • Introductory Special Subject in Art History

  • Five elective modules

Year 2

  • Art and Business

  • Early Renaissance Art and Society

  • High Renaissance Art and Mannerism

  • Baroque Art

  • Intermediate Special Subject in Art History

  • Five elective modules

Year 3

  • Curating

  • Enlightenment to Impressionism

  • Modernism to Postmodernism

  • Writing about Art

  • Five elective modules

  • Major Capstone (dissertation)

Course Leader 
Dr Deborah Schultz


'Studying in London has given me access to some of the best art in the world. The connections I’ve made have opened my eyes to new career options and new perspectives on art and its importance in society.'

Martha Moskowitz, USA

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