New College of the Humanities

Course Introduction

The study of art history gives you the opportunity to see and interpret moments in history through their architecture and material culture. The parameters of the art history major at NCH have been set as widely as possible, from Europe to China, with a time span that extends from antiquity to the contemporary. The courses include cultural surveys as well as more intense media'specific subjects including architecture, landscape, painting and ceramics.The study of politics comprises political theory looking at normative questions, and political science looking at the organisation of government. International Relations examines governance, institution'building and decision'making through an analysis of historical phenomena, economic conditions, diplomatic relations, security and socio'cultural linkages among state and non'state sectors.

Course Modules

In your first year: Introduction to Art History (30 credits), The Art of the Byzantine World (30 credits), The Art of the Islamic World (30 credits), Modern Political Thought (30 credits); In your second year: The Industry of Art: Renaissance & Baroque Patrons, Artists, Objects & Consumers (30 credits), One course chosen from The Elegiac Landscape (30 credits), The City in Contemporary History (30 credits), Plus European Painting: Chardin to Matisse (30 credits), Old Powers, New Powers: Imperialism, Colonialism & the Modern State (30 credits); In your third year: Modern Architecture: 1851 to the present (30 credits), One course chosen from Ceramics from Asia: 618 – 1650 (30 credits), Masters of America (30 credits), Plus Dissertation (30 credits), International Organisations: Global & Local (30 credits)

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £14,000 Overseas Fees