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Art History and Media & Communication BA (Hons)

UCAS Code: VP33|Duration: 3 years years|Full Time|Both Campuses

UCAS Campus Code: L46

Work placement opportunities|International students can apply

ART HISTORY

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As the UK city with more museums and galleries than any other outside of London, alongside the country’s largest contemporary art biennial, Liverpool will provide a vibrant cultural backdrop for your studies. Utilising Hope’s exclusive partnership with Tate, visiting speakers from the creative industries, students gain a wide-ranging understanding of theoretical perspectives in Art History and how these are expressed through the workings of cultural organisations. Through our cultural partnerships and collaborations, students will be offered privileged access to important collections in Liverpool and experts working in the field.

Encompassing the study of visual and material artefacts, museum and gallery practices and the production and circulation of meaning around art and design. This degree provides a systematic understanding of art and design practices and theories with a strong emphasis on critical thinking.

In your second and third years, you will also take ‘Professional Practice for Art History’. These courses take in exhibition planning and design, curatorial practices and educational activities. These components address pathways into the creative industries and address the range of roles today’s cultural organisations demand – equipping students with the skills and knowledge necessary to secure future professional opportunities. 

Hear from student Bryony Large about what it's like to study Art & Design History at Hope. 

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Art History

MEDIA & COMMUNICATION

Liverpool is a vibrant city of culture and a hub of media creativity and innovation, and is an ideal location to pursue your studies in Media and Communication. This is an exciting and important time to study Media and Communication, as the impact of the media on society has never been greater or changing at so rapid a pace.

At Liverpool Hope, we will support you in developing a deeper understanding of the media’s relationship to society, history, culture, power, and industry. The course will encourage you to look at digital and social media from new perspectives, analysing how they have disrupted traditional ways of communicating and interacting with the world around us. And it will challenge you to become an adaptable, independent, and professional communicator: someone who can develop original ideas and produce creative journalistic, digital and social media content to deliver on them.

The course is designed to help you become an industry leader who is equipped to take on the critical task of working towards a trustworthy, ethical media. You will gain advanced skills in professional journalistic, digital and social media communication across a variety of platforms, while also developing transferable skills in critical analysis and creative practice that will prepare you for a wide range of careers. Our curriculum is taught by tutors with international reputations for world leading research and who have industry experience in their own practice traditions, including journalism and digital and social media communication.

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Media & Communication
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  • Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
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