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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities
Field of Study:Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Description:The study of Art History helps develop a student?s critical skills and approaches to study and interpret works of art and visual culture produced as a result of human creativity throughout the ages. These skills can be applied in many professions that help make our world a better place: education, public museums, commercial galleries, auction houses, interior design, fashion marketing, advertising, art journalism, art investigation, art and healing, law and property rights, art and computer software development.

The program at McMaster is grounded in global heritage and methodologies, and offers courses in selected arts and visual cultures from diverse cultures of the Ancient Worlds, the Middle Ages, Early Modern to Modern, and up to the present, including Asian, Canadian, European, and indigenous arts.
URL:Art History at McMaster University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,983
International: $29,246

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 78
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster's English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 190, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86.

* 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 May 17, 2019