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Why study Art History at NCH

Studying Art History will teach you how to process, analyse and conceptualise visual data. With the boom in technology over the last few years, images are increasingly being used as a form of communication so it is crucial to be able to decipher the meaning behind images and the power they hold.

NCH is on the doorstep of some of the most famous art galleries in the world. Numerous lectures take place in these art galleries, allowing you to become fully immersed in the world of the visual, learning about the very art that is right in front of you.

The study of Art History can lead you down a multitude of different paths. It equips students with essential skills in visual representation which can be transferred to a number of different industries. Graduates of Art History at NCH have gone on to roles in Marketing & PR, Auction Houses, Charity & Non-profit, Journalism, Advertising, Law specialising in copyright and Development & Fundraising.

The Art History department run two socials per term where students can network in an informal setting with curators from art galleries, PhD students, professors on postgraduate art history courses, along with many others.