Postgraduate Research Opportunities in History of Art
Our Research in History of Art
Our research degrees offer unique opportunities:
- object-based learning using outstanding local collections and archives
- training in research methods and skills
Our vibrant student community in History of Art comprises about 40 postgraduate research students, 30 postgraduate taught students, and about 320 undergraduate students. There are many extra-curricular activities in the School of Culture and Creative Arts, detailed on our Student Life pages. Study is complemented by a lively programme of research seminars, to which postgraduates contribute to on a regular basis, and by the Institute of Art History's lecture series, delivered by leading art and design historians, conservators and other visiting academics. This is a list of recent lectures.
In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008), History of Art was rated top in the UK.
100% of History of Art’s research is placed within the ‘international’ band in terms of quality, with 85% being deemed 'world leading' (4*) or 'internationally excellent' (3*), with 15% being ‘internationally recognised’ (2*).
Our staff are involved in many research projects, which create networking links and opportunities for work placement for all our students with partner organisations. Full details are on our Project pages.
We are looking for PhD students in the subjects of Arts of China and English Medieval Art
What funding is available?
The deadline for most funding applications is in the February of the year you wish to start study. The College of Arts has a full list of available scholarships and funding.
For further information, please contact the College of Arts Graduate School.
Specific funding for History of Art study is also detailed on the SCCA funding page.