BA History of Art (V350)

2020 entry

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UCAS code V350
Application method Full time: UCAS
Part time: Apply direct to the University
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £19,500 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year

  • Part-time tuition fees will normally be charged on a pro rata basis

Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study 6 year(s) part-time
Part-time study over six years with daytime, weekday teaching

About BA History of Art

This course places particular emphasis on progression and is notable for providing the opportunity to carry out research in each year.

The first year will give you a grounding in the key skills needed for a history of art degree, studying medieval, early modern, modern and contemporary art history. You will also choose a research-oriented, small-group seminar class.

In the following years you will choose from a variety of broader thematic lecture- and seminar-based units, as well as further research-oriented units.

You will undertake one substantial piece of independent research each year and write a dissertation in your final year. There is the option to study abroad in the second year.

We offer a wide range of subject matter. Current units include: German Expressionism; Architecture and Urbanism; Cold War Culture; Introduction to Modern Art; Art and War; Sculpture and the Body; Modernism; Art & Music, and Art & the Black Atlantic, Art and the Northern Renaissance.

View all our History of Art courses

See a list of all History of Art degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.

Typical offer for BA History of Art - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAB 
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBB 
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, M3 is C
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities, Education, or Literary Studies) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Additional written work may be required.
BTEC offer DDD in a relevant subject
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB, and Standard Higher: AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall
UK qualificationsFurther information about UK qualifications
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
No specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS. We may interview mature applicants and applicants with non-standard qualifications.

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Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admission contact our Enquiries Team:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Email: choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

Enquiries about part-time applications should be directed to:
Email: david.fowler@bristol.ac.uk

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