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BA Art History and Japanese

BA Art History and Japanese

The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
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    27
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Subject Modern Languages
  • Duration 48 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
Art History is known for its strong interdisciplinary character. Students explore subjects, objects and texts from different cultures and different historical periods. Manchester’s strengths lie in Renaissance Studies, Romanticism, modern and contemporary art, as well the intersections of art and science. Teaching takes place in a variety of formats, and many course units benefit from unrivalled access to The John Rylands Library and The Whitworth, which contain world-famous works by Bacon, Blake, Gauguin, Munch, Picasso, Rembrandt, Turner, Van Gogh and other major artists. On the Modern Languages side of the degree students will study compulsory language units (the number of credits will depend on whether students are ab-initio or post-A-Level and whether they are studying European or non-European languages) and the study of the culture and history of a specific region. Teaching within Modern Languages in these latter areas is characterised particularly by the historically and politically contextualised study of culture and cultural practices, including in literature, visual culture and music, with thematic focus on such issues as the environment, popular culture, gender, immigration and transnationalisms, and religion. 

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