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History of Art and Architecture GradCert
Birkbeck, University of London

History of Art and Architecture GradCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Graduate Certificate

Subject areas

Architectural History Art History

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This intensive 1-year programme offers you the opportunity to develop your understanding of the history of art and architecture. You will learn to critically analyse and interpret art objects and buildings, and will engage with the concepts, values and debates that inform the study and practice of the history of art. If you want to study history of art, or a similar course, at Master's level (either at Birkbeck or elsewhere) but have a first degree in another subject, then this programme can be used as a conversion course. You will acquire and develop skills and knowledge of the discipline up to final-year undergraduate level. If you are not intending to progress to an MA, the programme will allow you to continue your exploration of the history of art and architecture at a higher level.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time evening

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-17

Modules

This core module will introduce you to the following: the core skills of history of art and architecture; learning to analyse painting, architecture, sculpture, photography and contemporary art; considering key critical and theoretical issues that shape the practice of art history. You will work on applying these ideas, and exploring how they shape and reshape your understanding of the case studies that you will cover in the earlier part of the module. Towards the end of the module, you will progress towards independent study, and will build on the skills you have developed over the first two terms. Supported by workshops, you will develop your own extended essay on a case study of your choosing.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£2,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course

£4,825

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good first degree or equivalent. If you do not already hold a first degree, but believe that you are a suitable candidate for the Graduate Certificate through other experience and educational achievements, please contact the admissions tutor.

University information

Birkbeck, part of the University of London, offers nearly 300 taught and research postgraduate programmes across arts and humanities, business and economics, law, science and social science. As an evening teaching specialist, Birkbeck offers its taught postgrad courses between 6-9pm, with some courses available through distance learning. As with undergraduate courses, postgrads can study full-time or part-time. Home to 44 research and...more