MSt in History of Art and Visual Culture

Course Structure

Teaching and examination comprise three elements:

Theories and methods in the history of art

This is taught in classes and lectures, and is assessed through a take-home exam in Trinity Term (see the History of Art web pages for more information and introductory reading list).

Option paper

This is normally taught in small classes (assessed by two extended essays of between 4,000 and 5,000 words each). Please note that not every option will be available each year, and that they are subject to change:

Not available in 2016/17


Up to 15,000 words on a topic of the student's choice. Students will begin to formulate and plan their dissertation in conjunction with their supervisors from the beginning of the course.

Information can also be found on the History of Art Website

List of site pages