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2017/18 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MA History of Art

Programme code:MA-HOA-FTUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Richard Checketts Contact address:R.S.Checketts@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

2:1 or above at first degree level

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies

Programme specification:

The programme will enable students to study a wide range of works of art and architecture while at the same time being provided with an advanced introduction to some of the theories and methods, protocols and procedures that characterise contemporary art and architectural history.

By the completion of the programme the students will have been provided with a firm historical and theoretical basis for graduate work in the history of art and architecture.


Year 1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

ARTF5016MMA History of Art Core Course30 creditsSemester 1
ARTF5101MAdvanced Research Skills 15 creditsSemester 1
ARTF5102MAdvanced Research Skills 25 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5640MArt History Dissertation50 credits1 Jan to 30 Sep

Optional modules:

Students must choose 90 credits from the modules listed below; one optional module in Semester 1 and two optional modules in Semester 2.

ARTF5001MDerrida and Deconstruction30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5003MReading Sexual Difference30 creditsSemester 1
ARTF5008MBeyond the Trench: Collaborative Projects on the History, Remembrance and Critical Heritage of the First World War30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
ARTF5009MMaking Sense of Sound30 creditsNot running in 201718
ARTF5012MThe Margins of Medieval Art30 creditsSemester 1
ARTF5026MCapitalism-Criticism-Contemporary Art30 creditsNot running in 201718
ARTF5031MUnfinished Business: Trauma, Cultural Memory and the Holocaust30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5032MMovies, Migrants and Diasporas30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5033MAesthetics and Politics30 creditsSemester 1
ARTF5039MFrom Chagall to Kitaj and Beyond30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5051MIntersecting Practices: Questioning the Intersection of Contemporary Art and Heritage30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5071MEncountering Things: Art and Entanglement in Anglo-Saxon England30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5073MThe Origins of Postcolonial England30 creditsSemester 1
ARTF5114MThe Births and Deaths of a Chinese Renaissance30 creditsNot running in 201718
ARTF5191MAnthropology, Art and Representation30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5193MHumanity, Animality and Globality30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5194MTechnology, Media and Critical Culture30 creditsSemester 2
ARTF5195MUnmaking Things: Materials and Ideas in the European Renaissance30 creditsSemester 1
ARTF5265MIndividual Directed Study30 creditsSemester 1, Semester 2
ARTF5990MAssessing the French Revolution30 creditsNot running in 201718

Last updated: 03/04/2017

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