Richmond, The American International University in London

Course Introduction

This programme puts a spotlight on intercultural issues in art history and visual culture, and professional practice in the visual arts. Based at our Kensington campus in the heart of London, our MA in Art History and Visual Culture programme will prepare you for an exciting creative career in the art world or more study in the visual arts.

It?s a fantastic location in Kensington where you?ll be based studying this programme, so close to the Victoria and Albert Museum, Design Museum, Saatchi Gallery, and many more art galleries and institutions are located right in the centre of London. Having such ease of access to London?s world- class art galleries, museums, libraries and art institutions is vital to the foundation of this course.

You will gain practical skills that will prepare you for future employment and allow you to excel in the workplace and gain a competitive advantage with an accredited optional internship and research opportunity.

Start Date:

This course will have a January and September start dates..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £7,200 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £7,200 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £12,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need a first degree in any discipline with a minimum classification of 2.2 (Lower Second Class Honours) or its international equivalent.
  • International entry requirements: Students need IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with 5.5 in Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing and GPA score of 3.0 for postgraduate (with English foundation/ co-sessional) which is 2 years and IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with 5.5 in Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing and GPA score of 2.5 for postgraduate (with English support) which is 1-2 years.
  • IELTS score: 5.5