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Art History


The fourth year honours program in Art History allows you to specialise further in your area of interest. The honours year comprises two semester-long units of study and a thesis of 18,000-20,000 words in length.

Honours in Art History focuses on establishing your individual research practice, further equipping you for employment or entry into the Master of Arts, Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy programs.

Graduate opportunities

Many of our graduates go on to careers in the visual arts industry, as curators, critics, art advisers, collection managers, registrars or educators. They work in art museums, commercial galleries, auction houses, state and local government or community arts programs, as well as in art journalism and criticism. 

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The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.