What will I learn?

Undertake original research on the PhD in History of Art at the University of Warwick.

Course Overview

The PhD in History of Art is an advanced research degree, consisting of original research and engagement with current scholarship. It is awarded on the basis of successful completion of an individual research thesis of 60,000 words and an oral examination.

Areas for PhD supervision

European Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture; British Art and Architecture from the 18th to 21st Centuries; Colonial Art and Empire; Historiography, Theory and Aesthetics; French Painting; American Art; Colour; Scandinavian Art; Exhibition and Display; Sculpture; Sex, Sexuality and Gender; Art and Science; Video and Performance Art.

Which department am I in?

History of Art

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
£18,800.00 (US$ 24,869) per year
The above mentioned fee is for 2020/21. There might be slight increase in fee for 2021/22.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected October 2022


University of Warwick


CV4 7AL, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in History of Art or related subjects and a Master’s in History of Art or a related subject. IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above. Students need to have: Overall Score of 100 (Reading 22, Listening 21, Speaking 23, Writing 21).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is a world-leading institution with a supportive and inspiring student environment.

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