History of Art


Graduate Careers

Destination Art History: where could a UCL degree take you? 

We understand that our students have a wide range of needs and goals when it comes to life after UCL. As a student in the History of Art Department, you will have access to careers support throughout your degree programme to help you develop your skills and achieve your ambitions. Working with the central UCL Careers team, we offer a wide range of events and opportunities, including skills workshops, informational presentations, alumni panels, networking opportunities, themed weeks, and careers fairs.

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Destination Art History: Hear from Professor Bob Mills, Head of UCL History of Art department.

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Dr Cadence Kinsey explains where a UCL History of Art degree can take you.

What careers support do we offer? 

  • Dedicated Careers Tutor - The department has a dedicated Careers Tutor, who offers one-to-one advice and support to History of Art students, no matter what stage they are at in their careers journey. 
  • UCL Careers - All our students and alumni have access to the services of the UCL Careers team, the professional, college-wide office for careers-related support. 
  • UCL Innovation and Enterprise UCL Innovation and Enterprise offer a range of courses, lectures, events, competitions, and resources for those interested in business and entrepreneurship. 
  • Societies & Volunteering - The UCL History of Art Society (Instagram: @uclhoas) regularly organises curator’s tours, talks with art world professionals and career-focused behind-the-scenes glimpses, to students in the department and beyond. In addition, the University College London Union hosts numerous student-run societies oriented towards specific sectors and potential future careers for UCL students
  • UCL Alumni Community and Mentoring - The UCL Alumni Online Community is an online network of UCL alumni, spanning a wide range of professions, who have volunteered to give informal advice to UCL students and graduates. If you're considering your options and want the inside track on sectors and roles you're interested in, talking to one of these past UCL students could be useful in finding out more.

Destination Art History: what do our graduates do next?

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Kaitlin Fritz - Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Musemio

Musemio is an arts and tech platform which helps give children an opportunity to explore cultural education. Kaitlin was sponsored by UCL when she applied for her innovation visa. She also interviewed with UCL Innovation and Enterprise. Kaitlin was named in Forbes’ annual ‘Top 30 Under 30’ list of leading entrepreneurs and creatives in Europe.



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Katy Hessel - Curator, Writer, Broadcaster, Art Historian, Podcaster and Founder of @thegreatwomenartists!

Katy Hessel is the founder of @thegreatwomenartists Instagram account, which has more than 360k followers and celebrates female art and artists. There is also a related The Great Women Artists Podcast. Katy was named in Forbes’ annual ‘Top 30 Under 30’ list of leading entrepreneurs and creatives in Europe.


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Alexandra Choa - Producer and Executive Coach

Alexandra mainly works with creative industries through her company FR[A]MED.

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Katrina Man - Artist Liaison at ARTIQ

ARTIQ is a London-based art consultancy service.