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MA modules: pathway degrees 

We offer specialized taught MA degrees in the following areas. These are designated, for example, as ‘MA in History of Art (Architectural History and Theory)’:

  • Architectural History and Theory [A]
  • British Art [B]
  • Medieval Art and Medievalisms [M]
  • Modern and Contemporary [MC]

To gain a pathway degree, you must take two out of your four taught modules in the relevant specialism and write your dissertation on a related topic.

The following is a provisional list of the modules the department is hoping to offer in 2019-20, showing how they relate to these specialisms. Please note that this list may still be subject to change.

Module TitleABMMC
Autumn 2019        
Art and Imagery in York Minster ‎‌  
Ceramic Arts of the Islamic World ‎‌‌ ‎‌‌
Sir Christopher Wren  
Critical Architecture: More Than Mere Containment      
The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites  
Fashion: theories, materials and images 1540-1940  
JMW Turner  
Spring 2020        
'Painting on Light': Stained Glass in the Medieval Tradition  
Mapping the World, 1100-1300  ‌  
Churches and High Crosses  
Interpreting Northern Renaissance Art      
Art & Raj: Visual Culture and British Imperialism in India
Monument, Object, Fetish, Artefact: Contesting 'Modern' Sculpture ‌‌  ‌
Art, Nature and the Environment in Italy
The Uses of Photography  

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