History of Art

Courses offered

BA (Hons) History of Art: up to 1 student per year.


Hanneke Grootenboer

Course overview

The College welcomes applications for this course.  The History of Art degree aims to provide a historical understanding of the origins of artefacts within specific world cultures, by exploring the circumstances in which they were made, their makers, the media used, the functions of the images and objects, their critical reception and subsequent history.


Please note that deferred entry applications are not accepted for History of Art.

Further information about the course is available on the university website at www.ox.ac.uk/courses and on the department website at www.hoa.ox.ac.uk

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For information about international qualifications please go to www.ox.ac.uk/intquals