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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Art History

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Develop your own original research in the fields of art history and visual culture.

Research overview

Develop your own original research in the fields of art history and visual culture.

Across all research areas students are encouraged to:

  • examine the social and material histories of objects and images
  • explore the processes of cultural production, circulation and consumption
  • develop original theoretical approaches to understanding works of art and associated cultural phenomena

Research areas

Our research specialisms cover four main strands.

  • Nineteenth-century art and cultural exchange
  • Collecting, reception and revival
  • Photography, film and spectatorship
  • Politics and identity
  • Current and recent PhD research

PhD

  • An original contribution to knowledge
  • Three years of?full-time?or up to six years of part-time study
  • A thesis of at least 80,000 words

Different course options

Full time | University Park Campus | 3 years | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,420

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:1 (or international equivalent) in art history or a related subject.