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History of Art

SCQF Level 08 (4 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
HIAR08025 SV1 History of Art 1A Art and Belief in Europe, 500 to 1700 Semester 1 20
HIAR08026 SV1 History of Art 1B Art at the Crossroads of World Cultures 600 to 1700 Semester 2 20
HIAR08027 SV1 History of Art 2A Reason, Romance, Revolution: Art from 1700 to 1900 Semester 1 20
HIAR08028 SV1 History of Art 2B From Modernism and the Avant-Gardes to Postmodernism and Globalisation Semester 2 20

SCQF Level 10 (106 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
HIAR10128 After Aesthetics: Philosophy and/as Art Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10162 SS1 Analysing Art History: Texts, Objects, Institutions (Non-Compulsory Year Abroad) Semester 2 20
HIAR10171 SV1 Analysing Art History: Texts, Objects, Institutions, Part One Semester 1 20
HIAR10170 SV1 Analysing Art History: Texts, Objects, Institutions, Part Two Semester 2 20
HIAR10177 Animal Bodies in the Art and Visual Culture of Seventeenth-Century Europe Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10008 SV1 Antiquity Recovered: Imag(in)ing Pompeii and Herculaneum Semester 1 20
HIAR10105 Art After Photography Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10159 Art History: Texts, Objects, Institutions, Part One Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10158 Art History: Texts, Objects, Institutions, Part Two Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10190 Art and Archaeology of the Silk Road, 500-1000 AD Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10183 Art and Capitalist Life Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10194 Art in Edinburgh (Level 10) Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10123 Art of Catholic Reform 1534-1610 Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10164 SV1 Art, Culture and Inequality Semester 1 20
HIAR10178 Art, Illness and Death in the Middle Ages Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10120 SS1 Avant-Gardes and Individuals: Art in France, 1886-1900 Semester 2 20
HIAR10195 SS1 Aztec Imperial Art Semester 2 20
HIAR10172 SV1 Bad Painting: Humour, Sarcasm and Stupidity in Modern and Contemporary Art Semester 2 20
HIAR10160 Bernini: Technologies of Wonder Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10155 Blood, bones, and bodies: Buddhist relics in Asia Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10135 SS1 Breaking Frames: Women in Dada and Surrealism Semester 1 20
HIAR10191 SS1 Brutalisms Semester 1 20
HIAR10122 SV1 Caravaggio, 'the man who came to destroy painting,? Semester 2 20
HIAR10167 Charlatans and Connoisseurs: the development of the modern art market from Gambart to Kahnweiler Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10106 SV1 Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: The Elite World of China Semester 2 20
HIAR10087 City as a Work of Art: Western Urbanism 1960 to the Present Day Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10143 SS1 Cradle to Grave: Art and Society in Britain from Holbein to Hogarth Semester 1 20
HIAR10156 SV1 Curating Contemporary Art: Histories, Theories and Practice Semester 1 20
HIAR10104 Dada and Surrealism: The Shattered Subject Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10182 Democracy, Funding and the Arts: Understanding Cultural Policy Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10006 SS1 Dissertation (History of Art and Combined Degrees) Full Year 40
HIAR10201 Empire, Colony, Art: South Asia's Long Nineteenth Century Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10181 Envisioning the 'Foreign': European Depictions of Non-European Places and Cultures c.1550-c.1750 Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10029 SV1 Europe 1900: Nationalism and Decadence at the Fin-De-Siecle Semester 2 20
HIAR10084 SS1 Eve's Children: Art and Gender 600-1400 Semester 1 20
HIAR10014 SV1 Expanding Vision: Visual Culture in France from the Limbourgs to Leonardo Semester 1 20
HIAR10109 SS1 Expressionism, Dada, Bauhaus and Beyond Semester 2 20
HIAR10136 FROM PERFORMANCE TO PARTICIPATION: ART AFTER 1968 Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10200 Feminist Avant-gardes of the 1970s Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10005 SS1 Fine Art Dissertation Full Year 40
HIAR10154 Forms of Life in Modern and Contemporary Art Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10009 From Jacobitism to Romanticism: The (Re)invention of Scotland in Visual and Material Culture Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10202 SV1 From Versailles to La Guillotine: Visualising the Cost of Luxury, 1682-1804 Semester 2 20
HIAR10124 Golden Age Spain: Art, Politics and Religion Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10063 Goya: 'The last of the old masters and the first of the new' Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10138 Histories and theories of photography Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10140 History of Art Analytical Project A Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10141 History of Art Analytical Project B Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10025 History of Art Critical Portfolio Not delivered this year 40
HIAR10157 SS1 History of Art Work Placement Semester 2 20
HIAR10150 History of Art and Architectural History Combined Work Placement Not delivered this year 40
HIAR10114 How to Make Italian Renaissance Art: Media, Methods and Materials in Theory and Practice 1400-1550 Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10193 Image Politics: A Global History of Photography Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10180 SS1 Images Under Control: Aesthetics of Digital Culture Semester 1 20
HIAR10188 SV1 Imaging/Imagining the Americas: Cartography and Ecology across the Renaissance Atlantic Semester 1 20
HIAR10077 Impressionism, Decadence, Rhythm: Artists in France and Britain 1870-1914 Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10203 SV1 Latin American 'Photographies' Semester 1 20
HIAR10148 SV1 Looking at Women in Renaissance and Baroque Art Semester 1 20
HIAR10103 SS1 MA Fine Art Research 5 Full Year 40
HIAR10102 SS1 MA Fine Art Studio 5 Full Year 40
HIAR10179 Manuscripts, Artists & Audiences: Introduction to the Medieval Codex Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10126 Miniatures, frescoes, icons: the figural arts in the Islamic world (7th-15th century) Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10107 SV1 Modern Art in Shanghai, 1840-1930 Semester 2 20
HIAR10057 Modernism and After: Art in America and Western Europe, 1945 - The Present Day Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10147 Narrative and Storytelling in South Asian Art, from Antiquity to Modernity Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10119 SV1 Orientalism and Visual Culture Semester 2 20
HIAR10151 Outsider Art History Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10153 Outsider Art History Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10168 Photography in Modernism and Postmodernism Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10134 Picturing Authority: Art and Politics at the Tudor and Stuart Courts Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10186 SV1 Picturing Science in Premodern Manuscripts and Printed Books Semester 2 20
HIAR10149 Poetics, Piety, Politics: Approaching Indian Painting 1500-1900 Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10069 Poverty and Patronage: Francis, Dominic and the Arts Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10145 Radical Nature: art and ecology from Joseph Beuys to the Present Day Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10176 Representing Nature in Early Modern Northern Europe Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10108 SV1 Romanticism to Expressionism Semester 1 20
HIAR10169 SV1 Romantics, Rebels and Revivalists: From Highland Glen to Scotland's Shrine, Scottish Art 1850-1927 Semester 2 20
HIAR10070 Rome: From Imperial Capital to Holy City, c. 300-1300 Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10035 Scottish Art in the Age of Change 1945-2000 Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10066 SV1 Sexual Politics and the Image Semester 1 20
HIAR10139 Sexuality, Space and the Cinema Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10068 SV1 Sinners, Saints and Seers: Scottish, Irish and English art from 600-900 Semester 2 20
HIAR10166 Stars, Robots, and Talismans: Science, Magic & Medieval Islamic Visual Culture Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10161 Surrealism, Violence and History Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10192 Tales of Love and Violence: An Epic History of Persian Painting (12th-20th century) Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10065 SS1 The Aesthetics and Politics of Contemporary Art Semester 1 20
HIAR10174 SV1 The Art of Revolution: A Century of Russian Visual Culture Semester 2 20
HIAR10165 SV1 The Arts in the Age of the Great Caliphs 650-1250 Semester 2 20
HIAR10013 SV1 The Detailed Imagination: Netherlandish Painting in the Age of Jan van Eyck Semester 2 20
HIAR10144 The Golden Age of Islamic Architecture: Masterpieces from Spain to India Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10197 SS1 The Making of 'Black British' Art and Film Semester 1 20
HIAR10152 SV1 The Minimalist Moment: American Art, 1960-1975 Semester 1 20
HIAR10185 SS1 The Mirrors of Art: Painting and Reflection in Early Modern Europe Semester 2 20
HIAR10199 SV1 The Modern Art Museum (Level 10) Semester 2 20
HIAR10187 SS1 The Optics of Devotion: Sight, Light and Experiencing the Divine in Medieval Europe Semester 1 20
HIAR10175 SS1 The Performative Turn: Performance and Live Art since 1945 Semester 1 20
HIAR10196 SV1 The Politics of Postwar Abstraction: Diaspora, Decolonisation, Liberation Semester 2 20
HIAR10204 SV1 The Power in Small Things, 1700-1900 Semester 1 20
HIAR10053 SS1 The Renaissance Body Semester 2 20
HIAR10082 The Rise of Islamic Art Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10130 SV1 The Rise of the Aesthetic: Art, Nature and the Ideal Semester 1 20
HIAR10184 SS1 Timeless Heroines: Feminism and Sociability in South Asian Art Semester 2 20
HIAR10129 Twentieth-Century Picasso Not delivered this year 20
HIAR10163 SV1 Visions of the Buddha: Religious Art in Medieval Japan Semester 1 20
HIAR10198 Wartime: Military encounters in British art from the Seven Years' War (1756-63) to the Battle of Waterloo (1815) [L10] Not delivered this year 20
ARHI10047 Renaissance Architecture: The Global Panorama Not delivered this year 20

SCQF Level 11 (68 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
HIAR11113 SV1 Approaching World Objects Semester 1 20
HIAR11131 SV1 Archives of Dissent, Repertoires of Resistance: Photography and Civil Rights Semester 2 20
HIAR11099 SV1 Around 900: The Early Islamic West in a Global Context Semester 1 20
HIAR11092 SV1 Art and Cultural Exchange in Mughal India 1500-1900 Semester 2 20
HIAR11106 SV1 Art and Digital Culture Semester 1 20
HIAR11109 SV1 Art and Occultism in the Long Nineteenth Century Semester 1 20
HIAR11034 SV1 Art and Sexuality in Renaissance Italy Semester 1 20
HIAR11054 SV1 Art and Society in the Contemporary World: China Semester 1 20
HIAR11105 SV2 Art for the Afterlife: Buddhist Relics in Asian Material Culture Semester 1 20
HIAR11118 Art in Edinburgh (Level 11) Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11132 SV1 Charlatans and Connoisseurs: the development of the modern art market from Gambart to Kahnweiler (Level 11) Semester 2 20
HIAR11123 SV1 Chinese Ink Art in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries Semester 2 20
HIAR11055 Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: The Elite World of China Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11093 SS1 Collections: Theories, Practices and Methods Full Year 20
HIAR11063 SS1 Critical Episodes in Twentieth-Century German Art: Cultural Exchanges and Divisions Semester 1 20
HIAR11122 Curating after 1989: Exhibitions, Institutions, Politics Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11104 Córdoba & Constantinople: Exchange & Competition between the Umayyad and Byzantine Courts Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11117 SV1 Digital Islamic Art History Semester 1 20
HIAR11017 Dissertation (MSc in History of Art, Theory and Display) Not delivered this year 60
HIAR11040 SV1 Expanding the Book: Image and Literacy in Valois France Semester 2 20
HIAR11022 From Jacobitism to Romanticism, The (re)invention of Scotland in visual and material culture Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11133 SV1 From Versailles to Napoleon III: Visualising the Cost of Luxury, 1682-1873 Semester 1 20
HIAR11045 Global Encounters in Medieval Art Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11112 SV1 Global Rome Semester 2 20
HIAR11094 SS1 Guided Research Placement Full Year 60
HIAR11114 SS1 History of Art MSc Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
HIAR11126 SS1 History of Art Work Placement (Level 11) Full Year 20
HIAR11116 SV1 Idolatry: Images and the Sacred in the Americas and Europe, 1400-1700. Semester 2 20
HIAR11021 SV1 Impressionism and the Third Republic, Culture, Politics and Social Change, 1865-1900 Semester 1 20
HIAR11107 SV1 Inequality in the arts: Understanding the production and consumption of culture. Semester 1 20
HIAR11103 SS1 Internship in a Museum or Public Institution Full Year 20
HIAR11028 SS1 MSc by Research in History of Art Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
HIAR11128 SV1 Makers and Making in Insular Art (Ireland and Britain, AD 600-1100) Semester 2 20
HIAR11119 SV1 Memorials and Cultural Memory Semester 1 20
HIAR11120 SV1 Modern and Contemporary Art of the Black Atlantic Semester 2 20
HIAR11035 Mosques, Palaces and Gardens in the Golden Age of Islam Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11078 SV1 Patronage of the Papal Court 1471-1534 Semester 2 20
HIAR11102 Performance and Spectacle in Early Modern Europe Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11082 Picturing Authority: Art and Politics at the Tudor and Stuart Courts Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11129 SV1 Premodern Textiles in Europe Semester 2 20
HIAR11110 Radical Change: The Modern Image and Political and Social Reform in Tehran, Istanbul and Bombay (1800-1950) Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11121 SV1 Raphael and the Architecture of His Age Semester 1 20
HIAR11037 SV1 Research: Theories and Methods Semester 1 20
HIAR11044 SV1 Rome across Time and Space. Visual Culture and Cultural exchanges, c. 300-1300 Semester 2 20
HIAR11066 SV1 Scottish Art Since the 1960s: Practice and Debate Semester 2 20
HIAR11026 SS1 Supervised Research in History of Art 1 Full Year 40
HIAR11027 SS1 Supervised Research in History of Art 2 Full Year 40
HIAR11083 Surrealism, Violence and History Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11111 The Aesthetics and Politics of Contemporary Art Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11095 The Aesthetics of Difference: Post-Colonial Perspectives from the 19th to the 21st century Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11043 SV1 The Celtic Question : Art in early Britain and Ireland Semester 1 20
HIAR11084 The Creative City in Theory and Practice Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11038 SV1 The Cultures and Politics of Display Semester 2 20
HIAR11124 SV1 The Modern Art Museum (Level 11) Semester 2 20
HIAR11089 The Need to Document: Contemporary Art from Performance to Biopolitics Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11036 SV1 Theorising Contemporary Art Semester 1 20
HIAR11115 Twentieth-Century Picasso Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11086 University Art Collections Project Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11100 SV1 Utopia Zones: Modernism and Abstraction Semester 2 20
HIAR11108 SV1 Verdant Landscapes: Early Modern Land Imaginaries Semester 1 20
HIAR11127 SV2 Wartime: Military encounters in British art from the Seven Years' War (1756-63) to the Battle of Waterloo (1815) [L11] Semester 2 20
HIAR11091 SV1 What Moves Them: Dance and Performance Art Since 1913 Semester 2 20
HIAR11125 SV1 Women Artists and Surrealism Semester 1 20
HIAR11130 Work-Based Dissertation in History of Art (Level 11) Not delivered this year 60
HIAR11072 SS1 Work-based Dissertation in History of Art (MSc in Art in the Global Middle Ages) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
HIAR11071 SS1 Work-based Dissertation in History of Art (MSc in History of Art, Theory and Display) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
HIAR11079 SS1 Work-based Dissertation in History of Art (MSc in Modern and Contemporary Art: History, Curating, Criticism) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
ARHI11003 Architecture and Socialism: 1930 to the Present Not delivered this year 20
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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