The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Art History

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Description:Examine a wide range of art historical periods and topics, as well as critical theories, while taking into account the constantly extending reach of visual studies in a globalized world. Many fields connect and inform art historical study; you can find a wide variety of courses in other Faculty of Arts departments to complement your studies.

Art History provides you with an excellent foundation for further advanced studies. Through a progression of courses, you’ll learn how to analyze and compare images and material culture from a broad variety of cultural contexts, integrate different kinds of information gleaned from historical research and critical reflection, and develop synthetic arguments concerning the impact of images, art, and media in society.
URL:Art History at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $41,156

More information on tuition fees can be found on the UBC undergrad tuition fees webpage.
Careers:Conservators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*72
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 International Languages 
  •  Grade11 Precalculus  or  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Science 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 65] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 27, 2021

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