Art History and English MA (Hons)

Course Overview - Art History and English MA (Hons)

Art History and English at Aberdeen combines all the advantages of the UK’s second most highly-rated research hub for English literature, language and creative writing, with the study of the art of all literary periods at Scotland’s top-rated university. You will examine buildings, sculptures, drawings, paintings, prints, decorative and industrial arts – and gain the skills to draw up a range of exciting career options.

Aberdeen is a leading centre for the study of literature, language and creative writing, rated second in the UK for its research output. You will study poet...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

15/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
University Office
Regent Walk
King's College
Aberdeen

Application Details

Course Code

QV33

Institution Code

A20

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,B

Applicants who have achieved BBB (or are on course to achieve this by the end of S5) are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Good performance in additional Highers / Advanced Highers may be required. Note: we do not double count a Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject, but we do consider that a B at Adv Higher is equivalent to an A grade at Higher. National 5 English at minimum grade C.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

For entry into First Year, a minimum of 32 points required, including at least 5,5,5 at HL. For entry into Second Year, a minimum of 36 points, including at 6, 6, 6 at Higher level in subject(s) selected. English at a minimum of Standard level required.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Minimum entry requirement: DDM in related subjects.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H3,H3

A minimum of 5H with 3 at H2 AND 2 at H3 OR AAABB, obtained in a single sitting. (The grading within band B must be at B2 or above). Also required: O in English or English Language

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

Second year entry may be possible in most school based subjects. A minimum of ABB overall in Adv Higher is required. Adv Higher at A in the subject selected for Single Honours or AB in the subject selected for Joint Honours.

A level

B,B,C

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBC. For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B. GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £20,800

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