Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts & Communications

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.

AHRC Scholarships or Studentships

Beginning in the 2009-2010 academic year, the University of Leeds became part of the AHRC Block Grant Partnership scheme. The Partnership can be reviewed at the following section of the AHRC website.


The University accepts application online or by a paper form. Both are available here.

Information about Full Fee Scholarships for Masterships Programmes 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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