Courtauld Institute of Art

Courtauld Institute of Art

Art History


Postgraduate Admissions, Somerset House, Strand

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Research Degree: PhD, MA History of Art MA Curating the Art Musuem MA Buddhist Art: History and Conservation, Courtauld Graduate Diploma Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Courtauld Institute of Art, an independent college of the University of London, founded in 1932. Today The Courtauld is the major centre in the UK for the study of the history and conservation of art, with a strong international reputation. Why study at The Courtauld? •A world-leading centre dedicated to the study of art history and conservation •Study works of art first-hand - our remarkable collections include Old Masters, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works of art •The Courtauld Gallery - home to one of the finest small art museums in the world and an innovative programme of exhibitions •One of the largest History of Art departments in the UK •Distinctive small group teaching (12:1 staff/student ratio) •Research-led approach to teaching - 80% of The Courtauld’s research is recognised as either world-leading or internationally excellent (RAE 2008) •94% of students are satisfied with the teaching they have received (NSS, 2012) •88.1% of our graduates are in employment and/ or further study within six months of graduating (HESA 2011/2012) •Centrally located in the outstanding Somerset House and London’s Museum Mile •Be part of a life-long community - The Courtauld has over 5,000 alumni, many of whom fulfil key roles as museum directors, curators, academics, conservators, critics, journalists, and various roles in the commercial art world. They include Directors of the British Museum, the Tate, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), and the National Gallery of Canada.


University of London

International Student Requirements:

See website.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

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