If you’re captivated by painting, sculpture and architecture, our courses will deepen your appreciation by revealing the context and theory behind the pieces. Powered by our world-leading research, our teaching will help you explore the history and theory of art, from classical antiquity through to the present day.

Undergraduate courses in History of Art

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14th in the UK for History of Art (Times Good University Guide 2021)

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97% of students in work or further study six months after graduation (The Uni Guide 2021)

History of Art: On Demand

Take a look around Leicester: On Demand, our collection of videos showcasing our fabulous campus and facilities, our courses and much more.

Campus tour

Our compact, Covid-safe campus is small enough to get everywhere easily but big enough that it never feels crowded. We’ll show you the David Wilson Library, the Danielle Brown Sports Centre and our newly opened, completely refurbished Students’ Union, as well as teaching facilities. 

We would love to show you around - book your place on one of our campus tours today.

Explore our campus

Meet the tutors

Meet some of our small and friendly team below. We teach modules on a wide variety of topics, and you will also benefit from our experience of working with museums and galleries. We can’t wait to welcome you.