Degree Courses

World-Class Teaching

Main Visual

A Centre of Excellence

The Courtauld was the only History of Art department in the UK to be awarded a top 5* grade in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, and was ranked second nationally for History of Art in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise and first for History and History of Art in the Guardian's 2011 University Guide.

Academic Staff

The Courtauld has a teaching staff of about 30 who are experts in their fields. They cover a broad spectrum of the arts and architecture of the Western world from classical antiquity to the present day.


Research is The Courtauld's lifeblood, contributing to our reputation as the world's pre-eminent place to study the history, conservation and curation of art.

University of London

The University of London, its Central Academic Bodies and its constituent Colleges enjoy an excellent reputation for the high quality of their teaching and research.

Outstanding Collections

Students have access to The Courtauld's extensive collections of artworks in the Gallery, Prints and Drawings Study Room and image libraries.