History of Art

The History of Art Department at Cambridge offers a three-year undergraduate Tripos course leading to the BA degree. The Tripos is designed for those who wish to study the history, criticism and theory of the figurative arts and of architecture, based on that available in Cambridge.

Admissions Information

Standard Offer: A-level - A*AA; IB - 776 at Higher Level, 42 points overall; Advanced Highers: A1A2A2; other exam systems.
Course Requirements: No specific subjects, but applicants are strongly encouraged to develop their foreign language skills.
Course Outline: Further details are available on the Department's website.
Applying: For information on how to apply: University application process and Emmanuel application timeline.
Submitted Work: This College does not require applicants to submit written work.
Admissions Assessment:

All applicants, who are shortlisted for interview, will take a written assessment (structured comparison of images). An assessment specification is available online. The College's Admissions Officer will register applicants for the assessment. Date of assessment: Tuesday 28 November 2023.

Interviews: Candidates should normally expect two interviews. The interviews will take place during the period Monday 4 - Wednesday 13 December 2023. Specific subject dates will be emailed to applicants in November.
Course Enquiries: Emmanuel Admissions Office