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Videos and podcasts

You can watch more videos about art history at Essex on our Vimeo channel.

Art history at Essex

Art History: Gisselle's experience

Dr Matt Lodder on tattoos and art history

More videos

Art history at Essex in the media

Undergraduate courses

Undergraduate courses

You can study our undergraduate courses as a single honours degree or in combination with other subjects as a joint honours; three years full-time or four years including a year of study abroad.

UG Open Days

Book a place at our undergraduate Open Day. Our department and admissions staff can answer any questions you have, and you can speak to current students about life at Essex while taking a campus tour.

MA courses

MA courses

Our MA courses offer in-depth study across a range of specialisms in art history from the renaissance to the present, including curating and Latin American art, and are an excellent preparation for PhD study and careers in the art world.

PhD study

Postgraduate research study

By undertaking PhD study at Essex, you will become a member of an exciting and active research community, and benefit from the expert supervision of our internationally recognised staff.