History of Art



Our Postgraduate students benefit from our world-class research network, our rigorous interdisciplinary outlook, and our supportive setting. As a Postgraduate student at UCL History of Art, you will develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a wide range of art history-related careers and life paths. Our History of Art postgraduate programmes are the MA in History of Art and the PhD in History of Art. You can find out more about them both below
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MA History of Art

The History of Art MA at UCL draws on the world-leading research and teaching expertise within the department, and is designed to enable students to acquire specialised knowledge of art history and to develop independent research skills.

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MPhil/PhD History of Art

The UCL History of Art Department is top-rated for research; our staff are active researchers in a range of specialist fields and we have a thriving graduate community. Graduate students participate in our weekly graduate seminar, and research students also write, edit and produce the journal Object. We also offer opportunities for research students to work as Teaching Assistants in the department – these opportunities will be posted on our Job Opportunities page.

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