Degree Programme Specification 2020/2021
MA Honours in History of Art and Chinese Studies
|To give you an idea of what to expect from this programme, we publish the latest available information. This information is created when new programmes are established and is only updated periodically as programmes are formally reviewed. It is therefore only accurate on the date of last revision.|
|Awarding institution:||The University of Edinburgh|
|Teaching institution:||The University of Edinburgh|
|Programme accredited by:||
|Final award:||M.A. Honours|
History of Art and Chinese Studies
|Relevant QAA subject benchmarking group(s):||History of Art, Architecture and Design; Languages and Related Studies|
|Postholder with overall responsibility for QA:||ECA Quality Assurance Director|
|Date of production/revision:||5 Jul 2012|
|Further Information:||View the prospectus entry for this programme|
Programme structure and features
The undergraduate degree is a four-year degree. The programme is arranged across eight 13 week teaching semesters, and 4 shorter periods in the summers devoted to examining. The first two years comprise pre-Honours, and 3rd and 4th years constitute Honours. The whole of the third year is spent in a Chinese speaking country.
PROGRAMME OF STUDY:
COMPULSORY COURSES This year has 3 compulsory course(s).
COURSE OPTIONS This year has no course options.
COMPULSORY COURSES This year has 2 compulsory course(s).
This year has 2 set of course options with the following rules:
EITHER Select exactly 40 credits from the following list:
OR Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 40 credits from
Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available
COMPULSORY COURSES This year has 2 compulsory coursess
COURSE OPTIONS This year has 2 sets of course options with the following rules: Select exactly 20 credits from these collections:
This year has 3 compulsory courses
This year has 7 sets of course options with the following rules:Students must select at least one course from collection B; they may also take a course from collection C. Students should be taking 2 History of Art courses (40 credits).
Overarching rule collection group: A Select exactly 20 credits from these collections
Overarching rule collection group: B Select exactly 40 credits from these collections:
Overarching rule collection group: C Select a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 20 credits from these collections:
Overarching rule collection group: D
Select exactly 40 credits as below:
Select exactly 20 credits from the following list of courses, as available
Select exactly 20 credits as below
Teaching and learning workload
You will learn through a mixture of scheduled teaching and independent study. Some programmes also offer work placements.
At Edinburgh we use a range of teaching and learning methods including lectures, tutorials, practical laboratory sessions, technical workshops and studio critiques.
The typical workload for a student on this programme is outlined in the table below, however the actual time you spend on each type of activity will depend on what courses you choose to study.
Assessment method balance
You will be assessed through a variety of methods. These might include written or practical exams or coursework such as essays, projects, group work or presentations.
The typical assessment methods for a student on this programme are outlined below, however the balance between written exams, practical exams and coursework will vary depending on what courses you choose to study.
History of Art and Chinese Studies students are well placed to go on to successful careers in education, museum curating, and arts administration. The University Careers service offers effective help and advice.
Study Abroad: The whole of third year is spent abroad, in a Chinese speaking country.