Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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Taught Postgraduate Programmes

The School has over thirty members of staff including artists, historians and theorists. Since the mid 1970s, the School has initiated and developed postgraduate programmes and research in the areas generally defined as critical and social histories of art, cultural studies, museum and heritage studies, feminist analyses and studio practice. Areas of research and teaching include Western and Non-Western histories of art from the classical to the contemporary; Continental and critical theory; museum, gallery and heritage studies; feminism and gender studies; a range of fine art practice.


Information about Full Fee Scholarships for Masterships Programmes can be found here.

Postgraduate loans

If you are a UK student (or an EU student that meets residency/application eligibility), you may apply  for a government-backed loan which is available to full-time, part-time and research Masters students. You may be able to borrow up to £10,000 to use towards the cost of fees or maintenance / living costs – and this is not means-tested. Full details may be found here on the University’s website.


Information regarding how to apply for our MA courses can be found here.

Admissions Policy

The School admissions policy can found in the Download page.


Please make your enquiries or order a hardcopy of the postgraduate prospectus by contacting us at fine.art.enquiries@leeds.ac.uk. Alternatively, you can download a .pdf copy here.

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