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Undergraduate Diploma in History of Art

  • 1. The course shall consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars and classes on the subject of the History of Art. The course is available on a part-time basis only over a period of two years.

    2. The subjects of the course will be taught in four one-year modules of which candidates must offer two. Two modules will be available each year. Modules currently available are:

    • Module 1:    The Late Middle Ages and the Early Renaissance    

      Module 2:    The High Renaissance and Baroque

      Module 3:    Revolution to Modernity: 1848-1914

      Module 4:    Modern Art and Contemporary Visual Culture

  • 3.   Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following for each of the two modules to be offered:

    • a) Two assignments, each of which shall not exceed 3,000 words in length;

      b) A research project consisting of no more than 8,000 words in length each, based on a subject of the candidate’s choice relating to the course material and agreed with the Course Director;

      c) A presentation on a topic covered by the course.

  • The assignments under a) and the project under b) will be submitted to the examiners for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify candidates. The assignments and the research project shall be submitted via the University approved online assessment platform. The presentation shall be delivered at such times and locations as are provided in the course handbook.

    4. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course.

    5. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Diploma.

    6. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in any element may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of that element on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.