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Master of Arts (Honours) Art History and Geography


Art History Joint element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
( AH1001 The Art of the Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe 20 OR
AH1003 European Art and Architecture in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries 20 ) AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA Geography joint element: First year
Code Module name Credits
GG1001 Welcome to the Anthropocene: Society, Population, Environment 20 AND
GG1002 A World in Crisis? 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


Art History Joint element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
* AH2001 History and Theory of European Art, Architecture and Design from the French Revolution to Vienna 1900 20 AND
* AH2002 Art, Culture and Politics, from 1900 to Now 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked *
MA Geography joint element: Second year
Code Module name Credits
* GG2011 Geographies of Global Change 30 AND
* GG2012 (Re)constructing environments, people and places 30

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked *

Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 levels.


Art History Joint element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
View list 60 credits from Module List: AH3000 - AH4089, AH4100 - AH4899 (excluding AH4794 - AH4795) AND
AH3104 The Age of Klimt, Olbrich and Mucha 30
AH3116 Aspects of American Art in the Modern Period 30
AH3122 The British Country House (1650 - 1800) 30
AH3130 Approaches to Art History 30
AH3131 A Survey of Islamic Art 30
AH3196 Modern Art beyond the West 30
AH3901 Walter Richard Sickert and European Art c. 1880 - 1940 30
AH3902 The Country, City and Society in Nineteenth-Century French Art 30
AH3903 The Revival of Greece and Rome: Classicism in Early Modern Europe 30
AH3904 From Hogarth to Sickert: British Painting and the Theatre (1740 - 1930) 30
AH4050 Approaches to Persian Painting and the Arts of the Book 30
AH4076 Rubens and Rembrandt: Parallel Worlds 30
AH4078 Art and Politics in France, 1945 - 1975 30
AH4081 The Scandinavian Art of Building and Design (1890-1960) 30
AH4087 Aspects of Surrealism 30
AH4106 British Furniture 1840 - 1920 30
AH4107 Wyndham Lewis and the Politics of Modernism 30
AH4108 Post-war Scottish Art 1950-present 30
AH4124 Art Nouveau in Western Europe 30
AH4129 The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain (1860 - 1916) 30
AH4130 Realism and Symbolism in Russian Art 1860 - 1910 30
AH4133 Venetian Art in the Age of Reform 30
AH4140 The Grand Tour: The Artistic Relations between Britain and Italy in the Eighteenth Century 30
AH4142 Aspects of Modern Photography, 1910 - 1950 30
AH4147 Classicism in Western Art: The Legacy of Greece and Rome 30
AH4148 Orientalism and Visual Culture 30
AH4149 The Architecture of the Scottish Mediaeval Church 30
AH4151 Architecture and Culture in Rome, c. 1564 - 1766 30
AH4152 To School? Learning: Artistic Interpretations and Architectural Solutions 30
AH4156 Seeing the Sixties 30
AH4157 The Age of Vermeer: Dutch Genre Painting in the Seventeenth Century 30
AH4161 Gauguin and Primitivism 30
AH4162 Decorating and Furnishing the Country House, 1700 - 1830 30
AH4163 Approaches to Modern Sculpture 30
AH4164 The Patronage of the Arts in the Este and Gonzaga Courts c. 1440 - c.1590 30
AH4165 Cubism and its Legacies 30
AH4166 Histories of Photography (1835 - 1905) 30
AH4167 Symbolism, Decadence and Modernity 30
AH4170 Art, Piety and Performance: Charitable Institutions in Early Modern Venice 30
AH4171 The Arts of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages 30
AH4172 Manuscript Illumination in Western Europe 30
AH4173 Architecture and its Image. From Brunelleschi to Palladio 30
AH4174 Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela 30
AH4175 Luxury Goods in the Middle Ages 30
AH4176 Early Modern Cities 30
AH4177 Objects of Devotion: The Art and Material Culture of Mediaeval Christianity 30
AH4182 Principles and Protagonists of Italian Renaissance Architecture 30
AH4183 The Senses, Objects, and Buildings in Early Modern Europe 30
AH4184 The Art of the Apocalypse from the Middle Ages to the Present 30
AH4190 Romanticism and Visuality 1780 - 1830 30
AH4191 Art, Science, and Technology 1700-1900 30
AH4196 English Art and Modernism 30
AH4201 British Design and Decorative Art (1750 - 1915) 30
AH4205 Byzantium, 330 - 1453: Art, Religion and Imperial Power 30
AH4207 Receptions of Venetian Painting 1600 - 1800 30
AH4208 The Portrait in Western Art 30
AH4209 Portuguese Renaissance: From Local to Global 30
AH4211 Islam and the Arts 30
AH4212 Cultures of Collection and Display ca. 1851 to the Present Day 30
AH4213 Dada and Surrealism 30
AH4214 Body / Politics: Performance Art Since 1960 30
AH4215 Contemporary Art and the Ethics of Fieldwork 30
AH4216 Mediaeval Islamic Painting 30
AH4217 Childhood in Western Art Image and Interpretation 30
AH4220 Transatlantic Image Making: American & British Art 1750-1850 30
AH4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
AH4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

With the permission of the Director of Teaching and the relevant Head of School, 30 credits in Third or Fourth year may be substituted by 3000- or 4000- level credits from another subject.
MA Geography joint element: Third year
Code Module name Credits
GG3202 Joint Honours Research Design and Methodology Training (30) 30 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: GG3100, GG3321 - GG3302
GG3100 Reconstructing Past Environments 20
GG3221 Geographies of Identity and Power 20
GG3224 HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa 20
GG3225 Managing Modern Cities: Strategies for Competitiveness, Sustainability and Social Justice 20
GG3226 Population Studies: Europe before 1914 20
GG3227 Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies 20
GG3229 Environmental Management in Scotland 20
GG3231 The Economic Geography of Homes and Neighbourhoods 20
GG3232 Housing, Community and Social-Spatial Justice 20
GG3233 Transport and Sustainability 20
GG3234 Migration and Transnationalism 20
GG3236 The Geography of Entrepreneurship and Self-employment 20
GG3237 Political and Cultural Geographies of the Border 20
GG3238 Development: voice, power and identity in global times 20
GG3240 Ice and climate 20
GG3241 Quaternary Palaeoecology 20
GG3260 Periglacial Geomorphology 20
GG3261 Quaternary Geomorphology of Scotland 20
GG3262 Climate and Weather Systems 20
GG3263 Glaciers and Glaciation 20
GG3264 Oceans and Climate 20
GG3265 The Science of Climate Change 20
GG3266 Rivers and Floodplains 20
GG3267 Ecosystem Ecology 20
GG3268 Reconstructing Global Climate since the Romans 20
GG3269 Geochronology: Dating the Quaternary and Beyond 20
GG3270 Understanding and Interpreting Environmental Models 20
GG3271 Coastal Processes 20
GG3272 Biogeography 20
GG3273 Scrutinising Segregation: Geographies of Diversity and Inequality 20
GG3274 Socio-Ecological Systems 20
GG3301 Special Topic for Joint or Major Honours in Geography (Junior Honours) 10
GG3302 Special Topic for Honours in Geography (Senior Honours) 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take between 90 and 150 credits from modules GG3220 - GG3289, GG3302, GG4301, SG4220 - SG4229, ID4001 or ID4002 across third and fourth year.

Art History Joint element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: AH4097, AH4099, AH4794 - AH4795 AND
AH4097 60-Credit Honours Dissertation in Art History 60
AH4099 30-Credit Dissertation in Art History 30
AH4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
AH4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 30 and 60 credits from Module List: AH3000 - AH4089, AH4100 - AH4899
AH3104 The Age of Klimt, Olbrich and Mucha 30
AH3116 Aspects of American Art in the Modern Period 30
AH3122 The British Country House (1650 - 1800) 30
AH3130 Approaches to Art History 30
AH3131 A Survey of Islamic Art 30
AH3196 Modern Art beyond the West 30
AH3901 Walter Richard Sickert and European Art c. 1880 - 1940 30
AH3902 The Country, City and Society in Nineteenth-Century French Art 30
AH3903 The Revival of Greece and Rome: Classicism in Early Modern Europe 30
AH3904 From Hogarth to Sickert: British Painting and the Theatre (1740 - 1930) 30
AH4050 Approaches to Persian Painting and the Arts of the Book 30
AH4076 Rubens and Rembrandt: Parallel Worlds 30
AH4078 Art and Politics in France, 1945 - 1975 30
AH4081 The Scandinavian Art of Building and Design (1890-1960) 30
AH4087 Aspects of Surrealism 30
AH4106 British Furniture 1840 - 1920 30
AH4107 Wyndham Lewis and the Politics of Modernism 30
AH4108 Post-war Scottish Art 1950-present 30
AH4124 Art Nouveau in Western Europe 30
AH4129 The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain (1860 - 1916) 30
AH4130 Realism and Symbolism in Russian Art 1860 - 1910 30
AH4133 Venetian Art in the Age of Reform 30
AH4140 The Grand Tour: The Artistic Relations between Britain and Italy in the Eighteenth Century 30
AH4142 Aspects of Modern Photography, 1910 - 1950 30
AH4147 Classicism in Western Art: The Legacy of Greece and Rome 30
AH4148 Orientalism and Visual Culture 30
AH4149 The Architecture of the Scottish Mediaeval Church 30
AH4151 Architecture and Culture in Rome, c. 1564 - 1766 30
AH4152 To School? Learning: Artistic Interpretations and Architectural Solutions 30
AH4156 Seeing the Sixties 30
AH4157 The Age of Vermeer: Dutch Genre Painting in the Seventeenth Century 30
AH4161 Gauguin and Primitivism 30
AH4162 Decorating and Furnishing the Country House, 1700 - 1830 30
AH4163 Approaches to Modern Sculpture 30
AH4164 The Patronage of the Arts in the Este and Gonzaga Courts c. 1440 - c.1590 30
AH4165 Cubism and its Legacies 30
AH4166 Histories of Photography (1835 - 1905) 30
AH4167 Symbolism, Decadence and Modernity 30
AH4170 Art, Piety and Performance: Charitable Institutions in Early Modern Venice 30
AH4171 The Arts of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages 30
AH4172 Manuscript Illumination in Western Europe 30
AH4173 Architecture and its Image. From Brunelleschi to Palladio 30
AH4174 Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela 30
AH4175 Luxury Goods in the Middle Ages 30
AH4176 Early Modern Cities 30
AH4177 Objects of Devotion: The Art and Material Culture of Mediaeval Christianity 30
AH4182 Principles and Protagonists of Italian Renaissance Architecture 30
AH4183 The Senses, Objects, and Buildings in Early Modern Europe 30
AH4184 The Art of the Apocalypse from the Middle Ages to the Present 30
AH4190 Romanticism and Visuality 1780 - 1830 30
AH4191 Art, Science, and Technology 1700-1900 30
AH4196 English Art and Modernism 30
AH4201 British Design and Decorative Art (1750 - 1915) 30
AH4205 Byzantium, 330 - 1453: Art, Religion and Imperial Power 30
AH4207 Receptions of Venetian Painting 1600 - 1800 30
AH4208 The Portrait in Western Art 30
AH4209 Portuguese Renaissance: From Local to Global 30
AH4211 Islam and the Arts 30
AH4212 Cultures of Collection and Display ca. 1851 to the Present Day 30
AH4213 Dada and Surrealism 30
AH4214 Body / Politics: Performance Art Since 1960 30
AH4215 Contemporary Art and the Ethics of Fieldwork 30
AH4216 Mediaeval Islamic Painting 30
AH4217 Childhood in Western Art Image and Interpretation 30
AH4220 Transatlantic Image Making: American & British Art 1750-1850 30
AH4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
AH4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

With the permission of the Director of Teaching and the relevant Head of School, 30 credits in Third or Fourth year may be substituted by 3000- or 4000- level credits from another subject.
MA Geography joint element: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
GG4297 Joint Honours Research Dissertation in Geography 30 AND
View list At least 20 credits from Module List: GG3100, GG3220 - GG3302, SG3220 - SG3295, SG4221 - SG4229, EG3020 - EG4020, ES4031
GG3100 Reconstructing Past Environments 20
GG3221 Geographies of Identity and Power 20
GG3224 HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa 20
GG3225 Managing Modern Cities: Strategies for Competitiveness, Sustainability and Social Justice 20
GG3226 Population Studies: Europe before 1914 20
GG3227 Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies 20
GG3229 Environmental Management in Scotland 20
GG3231 The Economic Geography of Homes and Neighbourhoods 20
GG3232 Housing, Community and Social-Spatial Justice 20
GG3233 Transport and Sustainability 20
GG3234 Migration and Transnationalism 20
GG3236 The Geography of Entrepreneurship and Self-employment 20
GG3237 Political and Cultural Geographies of the Border 20
GG3238 Development: voice, power and identity in global times 20
GG3240 Ice and climate 20
GG3241 Quaternary Palaeoecology 20
GG3260 Periglacial Geomorphology 20
GG3261 Quaternary Geomorphology of Scotland 20
GG3262 Climate and Weather Systems 20
GG3263 Glaciers and Glaciation 20
GG3264 Oceans and Climate 20
GG3265 The Science of Climate Change 20
GG3266 Rivers and Floodplains 20
GG3267 Ecosystem Ecology 20
GG3268 Reconstructing Global Climate since the Romans 20
GG3269 Geochronology: Dating the Quaternary and Beyond 20
GG3270 Understanding and Interpreting Environmental Models 20
GG3271 Coastal Processes 20
GG3272 Biogeography 20
GG3273 Scrutinising Segregation: Geographies of Diversity and Inequality 20
GG3274 Socio-Ecological Systems 20
GG3301 Special Topic for Joint or Major Honours in Geography (Junior Honours) 10
GG3302 Special Topic for Honours in Geography (Senior Honours) 10
SG3235 Science, Society and Natural Resource Management 20
SG3272 Socio-ecological systems 20
SG3273 Remote Sensing for Environmental and Social Research 20
SG3274 Landscape Ecology and Sustainable Science 20
SG4221 Review Essay 20
SG4222 Advanced Qualitative Analysis 20
SG4223 Advanced Quantitative Analysis 20
SG4224 Advanced Topics in Physical Sciences 20
SG4228 Advanced Topics in Geographic Information Science (GISci) 20
EG3020 Global Climate Change 15
EG3031 Special Topic for Physical Geography 5
EG3032 Special Environmental Topic for Physical Geography 5
EG4020 Geochronology 15
ES4031 Analytical Sciences 5
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year


Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).