Short Courses

Art History

Art History Short Courses.

Art History courses

We will be offering some in-person courses, as well as a selection of online courses too. Please note: 

  • Our in-person courses will follow the latest Scottish Government and University of Edinburgh guidance on health and hygiene in teaching spaces. More details will be made available prior to the start of a course.  
  • Our online courses will continue to offer a learning experience for those unable to attend in-person classes. For more information about learning online with us, please see our Learning Remotely FAQs

Courses marked as (credit) are open to everyone. As a credit student, you will matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. For more information, please visit the Studying for Credit pages.


Term 3 (April to June 2023)

In-person courses


Four Northern Renaissance Masters: Bosch, Dürer, Holbein and Bruegel


Discovering Decorative Arts at the National Museums of Scotland


Understanding Abstract Art


Discovering French Arts at National Galleries of Scotland 3


Rock House: A Century of Photography


Online courses


Art in Europe: 1000 - Present



Important Information

For enquiries about the content of the courses in this subject area, please contact Course Organiser, Dr Sally Crumplin by email:

For all general enquiries, please contact us by email