Visiting students - History of Art
The Department of History of Art at York is an internationally recognised centre for study and research. Our courses offer a wide historical, geographical, and thematic breadth driven by world-class research expertise. They are tailored to help you realise your potential as a scholar and equip you with skills for a wide range of exciting careers. York is one of the most beautiful cities in the UK and a UNESCO City of Media Arts.
You should have a background in History of Art or related subject area. Acceptance on all optional modules requires you to have studied to an acceptable level of prior knowledge.
Undergraduate English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component (the language requirements are part way down the page. The other requirements are not applicable).
For more information see our undergraduate English language requirements.
Choosing your modules
Please see the list of modules below. This list is indicative of the type of modules which may be available during your study period. Please note that not all modules advertised in the module catalogue are available to exchange and visiting students. You will be contacted by the department once your place is confirmed to discuss your module choices.
If you wish to study modules from more than one academic department please be aware that timetables may clash.
You should hold an undergraduate degree in History of Art or a related subject.
Our courses will give you an idea of the modules we run:
Postgraduate English language requirements
IELTS: 7.0, with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and no less than 5.5 in all other components (the language requirements are part way down the page. The other requirements are not applicable).
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component (the language requirements are part way down the page. The other requirements are not applicable).
For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.
You can study in our department for the following periods:
- Full academic year
- Semester 1 only
- Semester 2 only
Examination and assessment
Assessment is either by examination during the Common Examination Periods in January and June (alternate assessments may be available — please contact us), or by assignment submitted via the VLE.
Visiting students enrolled on a History of Art module must conform to the same systems and deadlines for assessment as home students. If a visiting student's registration ends before the assessment is due they can be offered an alternative assessment (an assessed essay submitted prior at the end of the teaching cycle for each semester).