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.
Outcomes: Students are able to (1) demonstrate advanced-level research skills that are methodologically informed; (2) articulate an independent critical position clearly in written and oral forms; and (3) use highly-developed skills of analysis and critical reasoning in order to advance and defend a proposed interpretation or argument.
Entry requirements: the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent in the Level 3 units of the History of Art major
Intake periods: Beginning of year only
Honours in History of Art can be taken as a specialisation in the following degrees:
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2|
Take all units (48 points):
|Availability||Unit code||Unit name||Unit rules|
|S2||HART4401||Readings in Contemporary Theory|
|S1||HART4402||Studies in Art History 1|
|S1||HART4403||Studies in Art History 2|
|S1, S2||HART4404||Dissertation Part 1|
|S1, S2||HART4405||Dissertation Part 2|
|S2||HART4406||The History of Art History|