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Undergraduate | CUR-VIS18 | 2023

Introduction to History of Art and Design

Travel back through centuries of art history. Traverse European and Eastern countries as you learn what inspired and influenced artistic movements. Identify hallmarks of artworks created under the banner of modernism, romanticism and expressionism.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023
  • 29 May 2023
  • 28 Aug 2023
  • 27 Nov 2023

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About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. research the major developments in Western art and design history and explain how they were related to the cultural context in which they occurred.
    2. demonstrate and present clear articulation of research-based analysis using appropriate technologies.
    3. demonstrate the ability to synthesise new knowledge in the analysis of any art and design work.
    4. demonstrate the ability to research for the analysis of an art and design work.

Entry requirements


You must have a high level of proficiency in the English language and competent essay writing skills.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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Student feedback

32 student respondents between: 21 Nov 2022 - 08 Mar 2023.

84%of students felt the study load was manageable

90%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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