Before starting your application, please ensure that you read and refer to the following three sets of information. Then access our Online Application System by selecting the relevant "Apply Now” link from the table of courses, below.
Application information 2017 / 18
Graduate Diploma in the History of Art
Application Deadline: 17:00 GMT 31 March 2017
Interview will be scheduled for the end of April 2017. If you do not live in London, Skype interviews can be arranged. You will be contacted before the end of May with a final decision on your application.Apply Now for Graduate Diploma in the History of Art
Postgraduate Diploma in Conservation of Easel Paintings
W/C 27 February 2017
NOTE: All interviews for the Postgraduate Diploma in Conservation of Easel Paintings are held on-site, as manual dexterity and colour vision tests will be conducted to determine your suitability for the course. No offers will be made without interview. The Courtauld is not able to compensate applicants for travel expenses associated with interview. If you are selected for an interview, it will be held the w/c 27 February 2017.
You will be contacted before the end of March 2017 with a final decision on your application.Applications are now closed
MA History of Art
On-time Application Deadline:
17:00 GMT 9 January 2017
Whilst applications are still open, an application submitted after the deadline will be considered late.
Some options will closed due to either having received sufficient applications or having filled their places. If you are making a late application, you will not be able to apply to closed options.
A list detailing which options are still open can be found on the MA History of Art programme page.
Applicants are asked to list up to three selected MA options, with Option 1 being the first preference, Option 2 as second preference, etc. Choices will be considered in order of preference. You can also indicate whether or not you would like to be considered in the MA History of Art Clearing process, though only if you have previously indicated all 3 preferences. Some tutors interview and others do not. You may be contacted for an interview anytime between the beginning of February 2017 and middle of March 2017. If you do not live in London, Skype interviews can be arranged.Apply Now for MA History of Art
MA in Curating the Art Museum
17.00 GMT 9 January 2017
Interview will be held mid-February 2017.
If you do not live in London, Skype interviews can be arranged.Applications are now closed
MA in Buddhist Art: History and Conservation
Application Deadline: 17:00 GMT 20 March 2017
Candidates selected for interview will be interviewed either in person or by Skype by two members of academic staff. Interviews will be undertaken in the week of 27 March 2017.Apply Now
MA in Conservation of Wall Painting
Next Intake – 2019/0
This programme only admits students every three years – the next intake will be for the 2019/0 academic year.Next Intake – 2019/0
17.00 GMT 11 January 2017
Please note – students requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK cannot study part-time.
Applicants MUST have contacted their proposed supervisor prior to submitting an application. If you have not already interviewed with your proposed supervisor prior to your application, you will need to do so. After you have been interviewed, your application will be forwarded for consideration by the Research Degrees Committee which will make a final decision on your application. You will be contacted before the end of April 2017 with a final decision about your application.Applications are now closed
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award - New Media Art Histories in Asia
17.00 GMT 16 July 2017
We are delighted to be able to occasionally offer exciting Collaborative Doctoral Awards. These are specific, one-off projects proposed by a Courtauld based academic to work in collaboration with an organisation outside of higher education.
We typically offer one Collaborative Doctoral Award each year – details of which will normally be published in April/May.
A collaboration between Courtauld Institute of Art and Tate Research Centre: Asia providing a fully funded AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Award.
AHRC eligibility and residency criteria apply: RCUK Terms and Conditions for Training Grants
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Financial support for undergraduates
Information about loans, grants and bursaries to support you during your undergraduate study at The Courtauld.Financial support for undergraduates
Funding and scholarships for postgraduates
Thanks to the generosity of many donors The Courtauld has a number of scholarships to support MA and PhD students, which may cover fees and/or maintenance.Funding and scholarships for postgraduates
We are committed to widening participation at The Courtauld and to higher education in general.