The Department of Art History and Film Studies offers postgraduate coursework degrees in art history, art curatorship and film studies.
Coursework degrees in art history build a thorough foundation in the study of the visual and filmic arts, as well as specialist expertise in areas of interest. There is a strong emphasis on developing advanced critical and communications skills, while gaining a deeper understanding of specific subject areas. There are no compulsory units, allowing you to build your own study pathways. Some of the units of study available for this degree include: Australian Art: A World Upside Down; Art Writing; Film Theory: Art, Industry, Culture; and Curating Asian Art.
See also: Art Curatorship, Film Studies
Department website: sydney.edu.au/arts/art_history_film/
Dr Thomas Berghuis
Phone: + 61 2 9114 0552
Awards and requirements
Please refer to the degree resolutions in this Handbook for information on the specific admission requirements for different coursework award courses. sydney.edu.au/handbooks/arts_PG/coursework/m_arts.shtml
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Art History)
Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Art History) must complete 24 credit points of units of study.
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Art History)
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Art History) must complete 36 credit points of units of study.
Master of Arts (Art History)
Candidates for the Master of Arts (Art History) must complete 48 credit points of units of study.
Applicants for Postgraduate Research degrees are expected to have a clear idea of the kind of topic they are intending to pursue. This topic must be broadly within the range of research expertise of members of the Department. You need to consult the Postgraduate Coordinator who will direct you to potential supervisors in the Department and to whom you will need to submit a research proposal.
Associate Professor Mary Roberts
Phone: + 61 2 9351 4213
Awards and Requirements
Please refer to the degree resolutions in this Handbook and to the ‘Faculty Admissions Policy and Procedure for: Doctor of Philosophy: Pathways to admission’, for information on the specific admission requirements for different research award courses. (http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/arts_PG/research/phd.shtml)
Master of Arts (Research)
Master of Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy