Art History and Visual Studies, Ph.D.

  • Arts
  • £17,000
  • Per Year
  • International
  • 3-4 years
  • On campus

Postgraduate research in AHVS is largely driven by the interests and research profiles of individual staff members. Our research strengths include: medieval England and Italy; Italian and Northern Renaissance; Renaissance print culture; history of architecture; history of gardens; art and science; British art in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; Romanticism and its reception; the history and theory of the avant-garde; art and sexuality; modernism and postcolonialism; art and psychoanalysis; poststructuralism; history and theory of photography; experimental art-writing.


Coursework and assessment

The award of PhD follows three years of successful supervised research undertaken in the School. The maximum length of the PhD thesis is 80,000 words.

Detailed Course Facts

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    University of Manchester

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    July - December

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    On campus

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  • Entry requirements

    Academic Requirements Successful completion of a Masters course with an overall classification of Merit or higher, or its overseas equivalent, with an element of research training, is a prerequisite for entry to a PhD. A research proposal must be included with the formal application materials.

  • Work Experience

    No Work Requirement