University of East Anglia UEA: Art

InstitutionUniversity of East Anglia UEA View institution profile
Department School of Art, Media and American Studies
Telephone 01603 591709
Study type Research


RESEARCH DEGREES - Our department is one of the leading centres in the world for the study of art and material culture and the only centre in the UK concerned with the study of art worldwide. We welcome applications for PhDs, MPhil degrees and Masters' by Research.

If you are interested in applying for a research degree, feel free to contact academic staff directly. For contact details and research interests go to:

Staff research interests include: Art in Britain and in the US; Arts of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas; Medieval and Early Renaissance Art; 18th-Century Art and Architecture; Modern and Contemporary Art; Prehistoric/Ancient Art and Archaeology; Museum and Heritage Studies.

STUDENT RESEARCH -Students’ research topics have included: Alabaster carvers of medieval England (in collaboration with the British Museum); Animal painting in Britain, 1760-1840 (in collaboration with Tate); Ethnographic collage and international modernism in post-war Britain, 1947-87; The international contemporary art triangle network in the UK, South Asia and Africa; The late work of Walter Sickert; Lebanese female artists and diasporic experience; Mapping early modern Bologna; Physiognomy, pathognomy and body rhetoric in Romanesque and early Gothic sculpture; The reception of African art in imperial Germany.

RESEARCH EVENTS AND RESEARCH SKILLS TRAINING - As a postgraduate student you can participate in our Graduate Research Seminar, as well as listen to visiting speakers from around the globe in our regular Research Seminar series. You’ll also develop your research and professional skills through training sessions organised by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Graduate School.

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University of East Anglia

UEA is a world-leading research university and is 10th in the UK for quality of research outputs (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis).

As a UEA postgraduate research student, you’d be joining a university awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017.

Our postgraduate students have the opportunity to work at the heart of active research teams, challenging boundaries and making a substantial impact on the global challenges facing society.

UEA has four faculties that are committed to academic excellence: the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Faculty of ...

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