Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
- Part-time: 5 years
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
- £4,635 (FT) £2,315 (PT)
- £16,690 (FT) £8,500 (PT)
A UK Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are normally required to have achieved an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s or its overseas equivalent at first degree level.
English language requirement: Good
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
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Equivalent qualifications for Algeria
Three Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities will be available for PhD students starting in 2014 in the areas of literature, language and history.
The department awards three half-fee bursaries to Master’s or research students liable to pay overseas fees.
More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website
Top career destinations for this degree
- Courtland Institute of Art, Lecturer, 2011,
- Tate Modern, Curator, 2012,
- British Academy, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011,
- McGill University, Assistant Professor, 2011,
- Edinburg University, Lecturer, 2012,
The PhD int he History of Art rewuires independent, self-motivated research and will teach students to formulate and convey their ideas both within specialised areas as well as within broader audiences. It will enable the student to develop original thinking on all aspects of visual culturs, drawing on historical and contemporary cultural debates. Students gain experience of working in diferent kinds of archives and with different approaches to visual material. PhD students are trained to work as teaching assistants in the department, and the combination of research and teaching skills prepares them for the diverse demands of an academic career.
Why study this degree at UCL?
Student / staff ratios › 17 staff › 38 taught students › 45 research students
Department: History of Art
"The UCL History of Art Department appealed to me because of its long-standing commitment to critical theory, a willingness to embrace interdisciplinary approaches and a research culture in which period isn’t the chief organising factor."
Dr Robert MillsSubject: History of Art MA, History of Art PhD, Medieval and Renaissance Studies MA
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
Who can apply?
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now