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PGCert in Art History and Renaissance Culture

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Application Deadlines

31 July 2024


September 2024

Programme Duration

7 months (full time), 2 years (part-time)

Academic Direction
The Warburg Institute
Modes of Study
On campus in London

Gain an understanding of current methodological and theoretical approaches to art history rooted in the Renaissance and early modern period, and prepare for further postgraduate study with 60 credits towards a master's degree.

Key features

  1. World-class resources

    Gain access to the best resources for the study of Renaissance art and culture in London. With over 300,000 specialist volumes, the Warburg Institute's open-stack Library, Photographic Collection and Archive are of international importance in the humanities.

  2. Learn from top experts

    The School of Advanced Study's Warburg Institute is one of the world’s foremost centres for studying the interaction of ideas, images and society. Our world-leading academics have broad expertise covering cultural and intellectual history in the period 1200–1700, and can offer supervision in a range of specific research interests.

  3. Study in a global city

    The Institute is located in the heart of Bloomsbury in central London, where you will be able to enjoy everything the city has to offer, from the world-class resources of neighbouring institutions, such as the British Museum and the British Library, to shops, restaurants, parks, clubs and theatres.

  4. Join the World Class

    Gain access to prestigious research projects, fellowship programmes and events, and take advantage of the extensive opportunities for networking with an international community of scholars. Build connections for your future career in academia or the arts.

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Dr. Laura Popoviciu

MA in Cultural and Intellectual History

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Start dates

  • September 2024 - application deadline closes