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Postgraduate study

The postgraduate environment in the History of Art department is a vibrant and stimulating one. We offer a range of taught and research-based programmes which will deepen and extend your academic interests and allow you to pursue specialist work in your preferred areas of inquiry. Our courses will help you to develop skills that not only enable intellectual and personal development but are also transferable and marketable, enhancing employment possibilities in related fields such as academia, arts administration, the art market, curating, teaching and journalism. With staff expertise spanning the medieval to the contemporary, we are able to offer research supervision for a wide range of topics, while our unique MA programme benefits from the department's teaching base in Venice.

Taught degrees

Research degrees

Contacts and further information

If you would like further information on postgraduate study in the department you can contact Professor Michael Hatt, the department's Director of Graduate Studies (


- The competition for PhD scholarships funded by the AHRC Midlands4Cities consortium is now open. For full information, including details of how to apply, go to the Midlands4Cities website.