Art History

Discover our undergraduate courses, Masters and PhD degrees in art history.

Find out why art history matters in today’s world. Explore art’s relationships with museums and heritage, as well as its place in feminism and queer studies, empire and postcolonialism, criticism and the media.

You’ll explore every aspect of visual and material culture – from photography to architecture to fashion – collaborating with renowned curators and our partners within the industry. We have links with museums, galleries and other cultural institutions including Tate Modern, the V&A and The Photographers’ Gallery.

You’ll use our fantastic campus facilities, including the Art History Lab and the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts. Nearby is The Keep, an archive conservation centre. You’ll also benefit from Brighton’s creative arts culture while enjoying access to London’s world-leading resources – just an hour away.