Faculty of History  

History of Art and Visual Culture (M.St.)

This nine-month course offers a unique combination of methodological depth and access to magnificent primary sources for students who wish to develop and extend their understanding of how visual styles at different times and in different places can be understood in relation to the aesthetic, intellectual and social facets of various cultures. The course draws on the established strengths of the discipline of art history in formal, iconographic and contextual analysis in the History Faculty's Department of the History of Art and links them to a rigorous approach to questions of theory and method.  

Teaching and examination comprise three elements: