This online course will give students an opportunity to learn more about studying History of Art at university and a taster of what to expect on various courses. The tutor will also provide an overview of the best places to study the subject and tips on preparing a strong application.
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.
The course will be led by one of our professional tutors, Jessica. Jessica has a First Class degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute, traditionally considered to be the UK’s most prestigious institute for the study of the discipline. Prior to joining Keystone in 2018, Jessica taught at St Andrews University where she also graduated with a PhD. Jessica is a published author, an engaging speaker and a highly experienced tutor in History of Art, History and academic writing skills.
- Maximum Class Size: 7
- Platform: Lessons will take place on Zoom, which is free and straightforward for students to use. A link will be sent out ahead of the course start date. Take a look at this video to see our online teaching in action.
- Age group: Years 11, 12 & 13