Students Staff

Contact details

Please send us an email via our online form or telephone us if you have any questions about Art History at Essex and our courses.

School of Philosophy and Art History

University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

Telephone +44 (0)1206 872200


General office

Room 6.130

Opening hours Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm

Ask a student

One of our undergraduate students, Sophie, runs her own art history blog. Feel free to post questions about what studying art history at Essex is like.

Our academic staff

Professor Margaret Iversen

Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their expertise across a range of areas in art history. Find out more about their interests by reading their staff profiles.

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.

How to apply

How to apply

Find out more about how to apply for a course in art history at Essex. We can provide help and advice, and guide you through the application process.

Sophie's blog

Sophie Dickey

Sophie is an undergraduate student. She loves going to galleries and museums, playing video games and practising karate. Her blog features a wide variety of art from the 15th Century to the present day.