Art History - Modern & Contemporary Art History Theory & Criticism

University College Cork


Course Name Art History - Modern & Contemporary Art History Theory & Criticism
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE66 CKE63
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: To be confirmed, Not on offer 2020/2021.
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Duration 1 year full-time
2 years part-time (by day)

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.

Course Practicalities
A full-time course, the MA in Modern and Contemporary Art History, Theory and Criticism involves four hours of seminar per week, plus approximately 30 hours of weekly independent study and reading.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+A candidate must hold either (a) a honours primary degree in History of Art at 2H1 level or equivalent, or (b) Art School students should have a 2H1 minimum in their History of Art classes or equivalent, and (c) a one-page statement of purpose (500 w...

Comment Course Practicalities
Dr Sabine Kriebel, MA Coordinator, PhD University of California, Berkeley. Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art.

Dr Simon Knowles, PhD, UCC Lecturer in Modern Art.

Dr. Mary Healy, UCC Lecturer, History of Art
Course Content

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Unique in Ireland, the taught MA in Modern and Contemporary Art History, Theory and Criticism offers a stimulating, rigorous and wide-ranging exploration of twentieth- and twenty-first-century art and theory. Rooted in both solid hist...

Subjects Taught

Part I
• HA6006 Theory for Art History
• HA6021 Early Modernisms and the Experience of Modernity
• HA6007 Modern Art and Modernity
• HA6009 Contemporary Art

Part II
• HA6011 History of Art Dissertation
The Literature Revi...

Assessment Method Assessment is based entirely on written assignments, consisting of critical research essays ranging from 2,500 to 5,000 words, in addition to a dissertation of 20,000 words.
Careers or Further Progression

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The MA provides vital training for careers in schools and universities, museums, galleries and associated fields, as well as developing the necessary transferable skills for professional work in such areas as journalis...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Sabine Kriebel
+ 353 21 490 3985

Ms. Maeve Barry
+353 (0)21 490 2124
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