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2022/23 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MA Social History of Art

Programme code:MA-AH/SHOA-FUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Richard Checketts Contact


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.

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[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 (Sep to Jan)
ARTF5101MAdvanced Research Skills 15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
ARTF5102MAdvanced Research Skills 25 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
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.

ARTF5000MAfrica Displaying / Displaying Africa30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5001MDerrida and Deconstruction30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
ARTF5003MReading Sexual Difference30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ARTF5009MMaking Sense of Sound30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ARTF5011MJewish Museums and the Display of Cultural Difference30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5012MThe Margins of Medieval Art30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5028MIndependent Directed Study (for full-time students)30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ARTF5031MUnfinished Business: Trauma, Cultural Memory and the Holocaust30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ARTF5032MMovies, Migrants and Diasporas30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5051MIntersecting Practices: Questioning the Intersection of Contemporary Art and Heritage30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ARTF5052MAdventures in the Archive30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ARTF5059MCritical Approaches to Photography30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5063MPostcolonial Feminisms30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
ARTF5069MArt & Money: the modern and contemporary art markets30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ARTF5071MEncountering Things: Art and Entanglement in Anglo-Saxon England30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5073MThe Origins of Postcolonial England30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5109MPrehuman to Post-Anthropocene30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5111MArt of the Silk Roads30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5189MProcuring Representation: Contemporary Art, East Asia, Gender30 creditsNot running in 202223
ARTF5191MAnthropology, Art and Representation30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ARTF5193MHumanity, Animality and Globality30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
ARTF5195MUnmaking Things: Materials and Ideas in the European Renaissance30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

This list is indicative and may change depending on staff availability.

Last updated: 29/04/2022 15:51:24


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