About the coursethe dphil in history of art is an advanced research degree, awarded on the basis of successful completion of an individual research thesis and an oral examination the thesis will be based on extensive original research and engagement with current scholarship. Art history ma thesis before beginning work on a master's thesis , the student must receive the supervisory committee's approval of a written proposal the thesis may be an extension of a seminar paper and it must demonstrate the student's ability to conduct rigorous research, indicate familiarity with bibliographical and. Study phd, mphil in history of art at the university of edinburgh these degrees are obtained by research and presentation of a thesis of up to 60,000 words (mphil) or 80,000–100,000 words (phd) the first year of a phd is probationary, meaning that you must pass a first year review before you are. Students in the art history phd program are required to complete three term- length courses at the 800 level, one of which must be outside the candidate's special area of interest and another with their thesis supervisor then they prepare for the field essays after the successful completion of the field essays, students take. Tomorrow evening, karen lang (reader in history of art) and clare woods will be discussing the artist's new series of paintings in a special event at the mead gallery nicola will be joining the department as a phd student in 2017-18, and will be writing his thesis on collector, patron, publisher and collaborator francesco. Oxford history of art subject dphil theses 1930 to present date name thesis title supervisor faculty (if not history faculty) 1930 kates, g n the establishment of renaissance art in france 1946 kaftal, george the iconography of local saints in tuscan painting from the thirteenth to the end of the fifteenth century.
The ma in art history is a two year part-time qualification consisting of modules a843: ma art history part 1 and a844: ma art history part 2 part 1 is a 60 credit foundation module and part 2 a 120 credit subject and dissertation module combined both modules are delivered entirely online, so you can study wherever you. Name, title, degree, supervisor brady, aoife guido reni: workshop practices and painting techniques phd peter cherry gleeson, jennifer the significance of studs in insular art, 7th to 12th centuries phd rachel moss mccrossan, john francesco borromini's drawings of san carlo alle quattro. Completed phd theses a list of completed art history phd theses can be found on our albert sloman library catalogue, and are available for consultation in the library.
Students with a minimum gpa of 35 in the major at the end of the junior year are encouraged to write an honors thesis students who choose to write a thesis must meet with the undergraduate chair in spring of their junior year to discuss their topic research will begin in summer and continue into fall of their senior year,. A phd involves researching and writing a research thesis of up to 100,000 words on a topic of your own choice under the guidance of expert academics the thesis should make an original contribution to knowledge through, for example, gathering and analysing new facts or by interpreting existing information in an. While this kind of writing can take many forms, the ultimate goals of any art history paper should be to explain the relationship between the technical form of a work while any formal analysis must employ a good deal of description, it is important to remember that even a pure formal analysis must always be thesis- driven.
Gain a solid foundation in art history knowledge and unravel the culture, society and environments that have shaped artists and their work throughout history. About the ma by dissertation programme assessment the ma by dissertation consists of a 30,000-word thesis, researched and written over a period of one year full-time or two years part-time. While a minimum of two weeks of attendance per academic year is required (for registration, training, meetings with the thesis advisory panel and the annual phd conference), this programme allows students to research overseas while still receiving support and training online and by video-conferencing access to an. Study for a highly regarded degree in ma history of art and archaeology of east asia from soas, specialists in the study of asia, africa and the middle east.
Undergraduate, postgraduate masters & research degrees, research, staff and student life in the department of history of art at the university of nottingham studying art history at nottingham. Deepen your understanding of the history of art and gain the skills necessary for advanced research and critical analysis you can take flora dennissenior lecturer in art history art history research seminar art history research skills and methods critical issues in art history and curating dissertation (art history). The department of history and art history has a strong research tradition and has performed very well in the rounds of the performance based research fund ( pbrf) theses completed theses are kept in the department's library a list of history theses can be found here a list of art history theses can be found here.