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Coming to The Courtauld on a Study Abroad Scheme



Study Abroad at The Courtauld

The Courtauld Institute of Art, based in the heart of London, offers a lively Study Abroad Programme to undergraduates from all over the world who are currently enrolled on an accredited undergraduate degree programme.

As a Study Abroad student, you will be fully integrated into The Courtauld community, our  libraries, and all our facilities, as well as to our rich programme of scholarly events. Students are admitted into the second year of the BA History of Art based on their present course of study and progress on that course.

You can register for a full year from September to June, the autumn term from September to December, or a spring semester programme that runs from January to March/April. Spring term study abroad students may stay longer to take exams in the summer term (optional: April to early July).

Key Facts
Status: Full-time
Location: Vernon Square Kings Cross, London WC1X 9EP (during The Courtauld Connects project)
Duration: 3 – 9 months
Deadline: See how to apply
Entry Requirements

Applicants must be enrolled on a related undergraduate degree programme at a recognised institution and must have a good academic record.

If you hold a qualification from outside of the UK, please feel free to contact the Academic Registry at

English Language Requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, we require proof of English proficiency – for details, please see the English Language Requirements page.


Students will be admitted onto the second year of the BA History of Art, which introduces more specialised investigation and enables students to develop critical thinking and extend their detailed knowledge of art historical periods.

Students here for one Study Abroad term will participate in:

  • Frameworks for Interpretation
  • One Constellations Course

Students here for a full Study Abroad year will participate in:

  • Frameworks for Interpretation
  • Two Constellations Courses

Full Year students will also complete the extended essay (as per BA2)

Please refer to the BA History of Art programme page for more further information on the above courses.


All students attending on the study abroad programme will be submitting assessed work. The number of assessments submitted will vary depending on which modules are taken.

Students attending for just one term (Autumn/Spring) will submit assessed essays (in some cases there may also be presentations); for students attending spring-summer and the full academic year, the formal assessment will consist of the formal examinations held in the summer term.


2019/20 fees available here.

Kindly note that fees are subject to change each academic year.

Find out what qualifies as Home, EU, and overseas fees here.

Undergraduate Prospectus 2020/21

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