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MA in Art History free course icon

History & The Arts 

MA in Art History

The MA in Art History draws upon the exciting research and outstanding teaching expertise of the department. Studying art history at postgraduate level will deepen your understanding of art, architecture and visual culture, build your analytical and critical skills, and develop the skills needed for independent study and research. You'll start by exploring the core concepts and recent developments that have shaped art history from Renaissance Italy to the contemporary Caribbean, before building on these foundations to expand your understanding of visual and material objects ? incorporating architecture, art and design. You'll complete this degree by researching and writing a dissertation on an agreed topic of your own devising.

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BA (Honours) Art History and Visual Cultures free course icon

History & The Arts 

BA (Honours) Art History and Visual Cultures

This degree will equip you with the knowledge and critical skills to understand the histories and theories of visual, material and spatial cultures. This will be a rich and rounded experience as you go beyond the contextual study of art, architecture and design. You'll explore the power of images to influence debates, both historically and in the present day, and develop transferable skills in visual literacy. As you progress you'll acquire critical skills that address the subject area's place in the wider humanities and as a component of study in the creative and cultural industries.

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Diploma of Higher Education in Art History and Visual Cultures free course icon

History & The Arts 

Diploma of Higher Education in Art History and Visual Cultures

This diploma will equip you with the knowledge and critical skills to understand the part that art, architecture and design have played in everyday life. You will discover the ways that images, environments and artefacts communicate meaning and value through being looked at and handled in both past and present. You will explore the power of images to influence debates, both historically and in the present day, and develop transferable skills in visual literacy.

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MA Art History part 2 free course icon

History & The Arts 

MA Art History part 2

This module aims to broaden understandings of 'Art History' in terms of methods, materials, spaces and sites of practice. It explores relationships between visual arts and the public realm by examining contexts within which art, architecture and design are situated and mediated, ranging from consideration of the professional practice of art historians, within and outside academia, to exploring public realms of print media and the built environment. Central to the module is the development of subject specific research skills and practices which build throughout the module towards the dissertation.

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Art and its global histories free course icon Level

History & The Arts 

Art and its global histories

This module presents a new history of art, starting with the Renaissance, when Europeans encountered a new range of desirable objects from across the globe. You'll explore the role of art and architecture in colonial expansion up to 1800, before looking in depth at art and culture in British India. The vital role that art played in the stories that Europeans have told about the wider world are highlighted, with suggestions as to the ways in which these stories might be challenged or revised. The module concludes by analysing the globalisation of artistic practice from the twentieth century to the present day.

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Exploring the classical world free course icon Level

History & The Arts 

Exploring the classical world

This module is for anyone interested in ancient Greece and Rome. You'll investigate a wide range of topics such as Homer's poetry and the society where it was created; fifth century Athens; republican Rome; and Roman social history. This module explores ancient poetry, drama and historical texts in English translations along with art, architecture and archaeological evidence, to build an understanding of the classical world. Whether your interest in Greece and Rome is long-standing or new, this module will give you a fresh perspective, develop your skills in analysis and evaluation and lay a firm foundation for further exploration.

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Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds free course icon Level

History & The Arts 

Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds

What is myth? This module is a broad interdisciplinary study of Greek and Roman myth in its social, historical, literary and visual context. It combines the detailed study of individual works of literature, art and architecture with an exploration of context, function and purpose. As well as studying myth in antiquity, you will also explore the reception of mythical ideas and images in later European culture. The module's digital resources include interactive visual explorations of key ancient and modern sites, monuments and artefacts, together with audio interviews with experts tracing the influence of myth on, for example, drama, science and medicine.

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CIAM (Congres Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne) article icon

History & The Arts 

CIAM (Congres Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne)

Although the CIAM would have influence over British architecture for half a century, none of the original signatories were from the UK.

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Modernist architecture: Roots (1920-1929) article icon

History & The Arts 

Modernist architecture: Roots (1920-1929)

What inspired and kick-started the Modern Movement in architecture?

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An introduction to web applications architecture free course icon Level

Science, Maths & Technology 

An introduction to web applications architecture

This free course, An introduction to web applications architecture, provides an overview of the design and implementation of computer software that runs on web servers, instead of those running solely on desktop computers, laptops or mobile devices.

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8 hrs
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Science, Maths & Technology 

Building Stories

Meet the architects and explore the stories behind some of Britain's most iconic buildings.

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Society, Politics & Law 

Culture can be brutal, just ask Milton Keynes

Liz McFall and Darren Umney consider Milton Keynes' history and cultural heritage and argue that the city's bidding to be 2023 Capital of Culture matters and should be taken seriously.  

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