University of Glasgow
History of Art/Italian MA (Hons)
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 15 graduates of History of Art/Italian MA (Hons) and other courses in Italian Studies at University of Glasgow for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Italian Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
74 /100
15 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Languages and Area Studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Italian Studies at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £22000 £27000
25-75 percentile range £22500 - £27000 £17000 - £25500 £19500 - £32500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Languages and Area Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24544 £23649 £27223
25-75 percentile range £20641 - £29155 £17361 - £29242 £20552 - £35960

Course Description

HISTORY OF ART: - History of art seeks to understand how and why paintings, sculptures, buildings, and works of design in a variety of media come to look the way they do. You will benefit from the extensive resources of the University Library and Archives, and The Hunterian, the University’s museum and art gallery, which feature the world-famous Hunter, Whistler and Mackintosh collections. You will also have access to Kelvin Hall, the University and city’s innovative collections-access centre. In your third-year vacation you will receive a grant to assist you to visit museums, galleries and buildings relevant to your studies. ITALIAN: - Studying Italian opens up the language and culture of a major EU country that has played a key role in Europe's political and artistic development. Glasgow has a long tradition of teaching in Italian studies, supported by excellent library resources in the subject. You will be taught in small groups, mostly by native speakers of Italian, giving you the opportunity to develop a high level of fluency in written and spoken Italian.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of History of Art/Italian MA (Hons) at University of Glasgow

15% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Finance Professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Legal professionals
10% Sales occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Elementary occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Italian Studies

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study History of Art/Italian, MA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Glasgow in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Glasgow in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #2 
    • #18 
    History
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #24 
    History
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #49 
    History
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #3 
    • #51 
    History
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]

See all 36 university rankings of University of Glasgow

About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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