Year of entry
3 years full-time
Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.
Optional Estimate: £500How are these costs calculated?
Students often choose to buy their own laptop in their first year. However there are computer facilities on campus. £200-£800
Optional Estimate: 1,140How are these costs calculated?
Educational visits to European centres during each year. These are optional and if related to a unit of study, local alternative are identified.
There are no additional professional membership fees required for full qualification.
Compulsory Estimate: £150
Optional Estimate: £300How are these costs calculated?
Books and digitised readings are available from the library. However you will be required to purchase a small number of core books. There will also be some costs associated with printing (core and optional).
Manchester School of Art
Artists have responded to the modern world in many imaginative ways that have changed how people view society. This course focuses on relationships between art and modern society through the study of artists, artworks and movements from the early 19th century to the present. You will be encouraged to engage in independent research and professional development using the many galleries of Manchester and the North West.
The programme addresses a diverse range of artists and movements in different places and times, as well as theoretical approaches to art history. The team delivering the course are research-active art historians, theorists and curators with expertise in art in the modern and contemporary period, curatorship and art practice. There are opportunities for national and international study trips, international Erasmus+ programme study abroad and the option to study a language.
Find out more about this course, including staff profiles and read the course blog at www.art.mmu.ac.uk/arthistory
Your career prospects after the course
This course is appropriate for careers in a range of cultural roles e.g.
art historian, curator, art writer/journalist, arts manager, teacher, archivist, as well as being appropriate for postgraduate study.94%
In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation
DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known