The BA in History of Art covers a wide spectrum of art and architecture, from the medieval to the modern period, placing special emphasis on the first-hand study of works of art. It offers a springboard into careers in museums and galleries, heritage management, fine art dealing, publishing, advertising and the visual media. Lucy Cavendish has a small but supportive community of Art Historians, comprising around five Bachelors, Masters, and PhD students.
Typical offers require
- A Level: A*AA
- IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level
For other qualifications, see the main entrance requirements pages on the University website.
No subject-specific entrance requirement
Number of students
We aim to admit around two students per year.
All applicants for History of Art are required to take a written assessment at interview, if interviewed.
Further details about the written assessment can be found on the University website here.
Applicants are required to submit two school/college essays as examples of written work prior to interview.