PhD Art History

University of Plymouth

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Explore 21st century art history and learn about this ever-expanding discipline, marked by interdisciplinary cross-overs, varied and competing methodologies, and a huge range of objects of study that can break through the boundaries of the traditional notion of ‘art’. Our research specialisms stretch from the medieval to the modern eras and encompass expertise in the major art historical periods, from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to Realism and Modernism.This full time or part time ... READ MORE

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Full time | Plymouth University | 3 years | 01-APR-23

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3 years


Entry requirements

Masters degree or equivalent from a UK higher education institution in a relevant subject. Applicants normally have to supply a research proposal, personal statement, and occasionally evidence that they are prepared to undertake the proposed project. This may include a portfolio, or a sample of critical writing, depending on their area of study.

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£4,500 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
£17,170 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£17,170 per year
International Students

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23 Nov 17

Art History BA (Hons)

loved it, great location, great lecturers/course, plenty of opportunities. There's also an art gallery on site so...

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The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding training for postgraduate students. Plymouth’s campus boasts nine award winning cafés, the Jill Craigie cinema, the city’s largest contemporary art gallery (the Arts Institute), and the Nancy Astor gym. There are also specialised campus facilities for medical, nursing and allied health students at Derriford Hospital and Treliske Hospital sites.

Where you'll study

University of Plymouth

Drake Circus Plymouth
PL4 8AA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Plymouth  0.2 miles away

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