The first day of the course will introduce students to the types of material and approaches that they might encounter during a History of Art degree. Students will also explore the value of the degree professionally, including transferrable skills. There will also be a presentation and discussion on the best places to study History of Art, which will encompass a range of institutions with varying approaches and specialities.
The second day of the course will introduce students to the lecture and seminar styles of learning that are common on most History of Art degree courses. Students will have the opportunity to experience lecture and seminar learning, to discuss the benefits and challenges and to explore the ways of making the most of a degree in History of Art.
The third day of the course will give students the opportunity to sample some of the activities that they might undertake as part of a History of Art degree, including formal analysis and writing and discussion tasks. The course will conclude with a presentation and Q and A on preparing a strong application for History of Art degree programmes and any other relevant topics that the students might like to discuss.
Detailed feedback: An end of course report is sent on completion detailing the student’s achievements and areas for further work.