McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Art History (M.A.)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Description The graduate program in Art History offers M.A. and Ph.D. degrees and is extremely active. The programs cover a wide range of areas of study delimited by the Department's fields of specialization, which include the following: Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuries, Contemporary, Canadian, East Asian, Architectural History, New Media, Print Culture, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Representation, and art historical methodologies, notably feminism and postcolonialism. All of our faculty members are outstanding scholars in their respective fields and are involved in a wide range of major collaborative and individual research projects, many involving faculty from other universities, departments, and programs (such as Communication Studies, English and Literary Studies, Histories of Science and Medicine, Religious Studies, Classics, History, and Women’s Studies). These research projects allow us to offer relevant research training opportunities and assistantships to our graduate students.
Website: Art History (M.A.) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Course Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

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Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 567] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Application form (to be filled out online). Application fee (payable by credit card when filling out the online application). Transcripts (two official copies). Two letters of recommendation. Written samples (one sample in English or French). A research statement outlining the area or project to be pursued at McGill. Proof of Citizenship (copy of passport or birth certificate). For international applicants whose first language is not English, please see

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* 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.

Last Updated: July 23, 2015