Courtauld Institute of Art

Course Introduction

This course combines teaching in the key tenets of Buddhism, the history of Buddhist art, and the making and conservation of Buddhist art. Taught by a wide range of specialists, it includes a field trip to conservation and management projects in Asia. Teaching is mainly concentrated in 3 11'week terms, but supervision of the dissertation continues during the summer months. Students undertake a dissertation which will consider an aspect of the original techniques, conservation, management, curating, history or use of Buddhist art.

Course Modules

Modules include: Key tenets of Buddhism through its arts; history of Buddhist art; the making and conservation of Buddhist art; regional Buddhism and codicology of Buddhist manuscripts; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Students will normally have achieved a good 2.1 Honours degree, considered to be an overall average 65% or above. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.5 in reading and writing).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £19,450  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,220  Academic year. First year home fees