UWA Handbook 2017

Honours course

Honours in History of Art

Honours in History of Art develops research skills pertaining to art produced around the world. Through classroom-based coursework and a major research project this honours specialisation gives you the ability to critically engage with the history of art practice, the art world and its institutions. As a successful graduate, you will be eligible for postgraduate research courses and better equipped for employment in arts-related fields. These include curatorial and management positions in both public and private sectors of the industry. Most importantly, you will have facility with methods for understanding and communicating about art produced in different periods of history.

Entry requirements: at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 unit Art Theory and the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of the History of Art major.

Intake periods: Beginning of year and mid-year

Honours sequence

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2
Take all units (48 points):
AvailabilityUnit codeUnitĀ nameĀ Unit rules
S1HART4401Readings in Contemporary TheoryPrerequisites: enrolment into honours in the History of Art
Incompatibility: VISA4401 Readings in Contemporary Theory
S1HART4402Studies in Art History 1Prerequisites: enrolment into honours in the History of Art
Incompatibility: VISA4402 Studies in Art History 1
S2HART4403Studies in Art History 2Prerequisites: enrolment in honours in History of Art
Incompatibility: VISA4403 Studies in Art History 2
S1, S2HART4404Dissertation Part 1Prerequisites: enrolment in honours in History of Art
Incompatibility: VISA4404 Dissertation Part 1
S1, S2HART4405Dissertation Part 2Prerequisites: enrolment into honours in the History of Art
Incompatibility: VISA4405 Dissertation Part 2
S2HART4406The History of Art HistoryPrerequisites: enrolment in honours in History of Art
Incompatibility: VISA4406 The History of Art History