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Art History and Visual Studies

The University of Manchester

36 months
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19500 GBP/year
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About

You want to take advantage of our strong working relationships with museums and galleries throughout Britain and abroad; You are interested in exploring original art in Manchester's many galleries. The Art History and Visual Studies program is offered by The University of Manchester 

Overview

Postgraduate research in Art History and Visual Studies at The University of Manchester  is largely driven by the interests and research profiles of individual staff members. 

Our research strengths include: medieval England and Italy; Italian and Northern Renaissance; Renaissance print culture; history of architecture; history of gardens; art and science; British art in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; Romanticism and its reception; the history and theory of the avant-garde; art and sexuality; modernism and postcolonialism; art and psychoanalysis; poststructuralism; history and theory of photography; experimental art-writing.

Career opportunities

A research degree in Art History enhances employment opportunities in many fields connected with the visual arts, architecture and material culture, including art galleries, the art trade and auction houses, the heritage industry, architectural conservation, publishing, art criticism and aspects of arts administration, as well as university and higher education, and other careers open to students of the arts with a postgraduate research qualification.

Programme Structure

Coursework and assessment

  • The award of PhD follows three years of successful supervised research undertaken in the School. The maximum length of the PhD thesis is 80,000 words.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of a Masters course with an overall classification of Merit or higher, or its overseas equivalent, with an element of research training, is a prerequisite for entry to a PhD. 
  • A research proposal must be included with the formal application materials.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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