Kingston University London

Course Introduction

The course explores the history of both art and design as well as advancing their knowledge of developments that have occurred in these vibrant areas of practice over the past 2 centuries; the course also provides students with transferable skills in history, theory and research.

Course Modules

Modules include: Materialising histories 1 (images, objects and environments); materialising histories 2 (images, objects and environments); critical issues in research; special study subject; interdisciplinary research methods (the proposal and analysis); interdisciplinary research methods (the synthesis); dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should have a BA (Hons) degree or equivalent qualification in: art history; or design history; or a humanities subject, such as English literature, film and media studies or sociology; or a practice'based degree in an area such as fine art with some art history; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,800  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,850  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,400  Academic year. First year home fees