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History of Art

History of Art allows you to study visual modes of human expression and to reflect on what they say about societies more broadly

History of Art involves the visual analysis of art and architecture at close-hand and offers opportunities to explore issues of history, theory, criticism and display. You cover a broad sweep of art history in the first year and have the chance to choose more specialised subjects in the second and third years. A high level of individual attention and support is available from experts in the field, both in the and in the University's art museums and galleries. More details about the course can be found on the .

History of Art at 鶹

鶹 is a unique environment to study History of Art, with its striking architecture and its world-class collection of art by women artists. There are many opportunities for students to get involved with the art collection, including direct access to the works of art when considering dissertation topics and the opportunity to work on projects alongside the curator. We typically admit 1-2 History of Art undergraduates a year, meaning that students are part of a small but dedicated community, whilst also being connected to the wider network of historians within the College and across Cambridge as a whole.

Typical offer

A Level: A*AA 

IB: 42 (776)

Required subjects

No specific subjects are required.

Admissions assessment

No admissions assessment is required.

Written work

Applicants are not required to submit written work.

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