Undergraduate

History of Art

Understanding the history of art enables students to explore in detail the ongoing significance of art as a platform for shaping and interpreting the world in which we live.

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Address

Student Central

The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

Country callers

1800 653 050

Email

[email protected]

Hours

8.30am – 5pm AWST, Monday – Friday

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Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.

Career Pathways

Graduates with a History of Art major are well equipped to enter a range of careers. Many graduates have gone on to careers connected in some way with the arts, such as arts administrators, curators, museum administrators, gallery directors, art historians, art conservators and arts festival administrators.
Graduates with a History of Art major are well equipped to enter a range of careers. Many graduates have gone on to careers connected in some way with the arts, such as arts administrators, curators, museum administrators, gallery directors, art historians, art conservators and arts festival administrators.
UWA Graduate Experiences

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Career Opportunities

Further Study

Graduates who complete a History of Art honours course to a high enough standard could complete a Master of Philosophy or PhD.
Graduates who complete a History of Art honours course to a high enough standard could complete a Master of Philosophy or PhD.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or your desired course.

Domestic Fees

Undergraduate – Commonwealth supported students

Course Credit Points
144
Annual Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2017
$6,349.00
Typical Fee Range - 2017
$6,349.00 - $7,562.00
Average Annual Fee - 2016
$6,152.00
Typical Fee Range - 2016
$6,152.00 - $7,460.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

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Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for UWA bachelor’s degrees with a required Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of 80.00.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for school-leaver entry to UWA you are required to achieve the Western Australian Certificate of Education and obtain the minimum ATAR to gain a place in your chosen degree.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This major furnishes you with the knowledge and skills to gain employment in art galleries and museums, community and public art programs and with auction houses and major collections. You'll graduate with a comprehensive understanding of art and the specific communication skills required to engage in artistic dialogue, plus you'll possess a qualification valued by arts professionals worldwide.

About The Course

Discover ideas and practices that challenge your preconceptions of the history of art in exciting and surprising ways with the History of Art major.
History of Art

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 6 hours teaching time, plus own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-HYART
TISC Codes
  • UWART
History of Art
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 6 hours teaching time, plus own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-HYART
TISC Codes
  • UWART
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts
Faculty
  • Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education - Design
History of Art

About the student experience on this course

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