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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Course Information: 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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MSc Conservation of Contemporary Art and Media

The first of its kind in the UK, this is an interdisciplinary, problem-led and sector facing programme that aims to train the next generation of contemporary art conservators.

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Course Information: 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. 

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Life as a Postgraduate Student at UCL History of Art

What is it like to be a postgraduate student at UCL History of Art? 

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Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities to support your studies. 

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MA History of Art Special Subjects

2022-23 MA History of Art Special Subject options. 

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