Undergraduate Study in Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

Discover art and visual culture through a broad range of perspectives, such as social history, global art, philosophy, anthropology, feminism and religion. You will have access to original works, a dedicated fine art library and collection of resources in the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, our acclaimed public gallery. Here you will find a great collection of European art and works by artists such as Botticelli, Van Gogh, Monet, Magritte, Degas, LeBrun and Rodin. You will participate in a week-long, University-funded trip to a major European centre of artistic importance, where you have the opportunity to examine works of art and architecture.

International undergraduate scholarships available in the College of Arts and Law

We are proud to offer 10 scholarships to international students in the form of £3,000 tuition fee awards for year one entry only.

Learn more about our scholarships and apply


I did a module on Early Renaissance Italy in second year and one of my final year classes was on the depiction and interpretation of animals in Art History. I love how passionate the tutors are about their research areas.