Career opportunities

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A degree in History of Art or Film Studies from the University of Leicester will be your first step to career success.

History of Art and Film Studies are stimulating and relevant academic disciplines. In a world where the image has become so dominant and where cultural tourism is the biggest industry, degrees in History of Art or Film Studies become essential.

All History of Art and Film Studies students have the opportunity to take part in a Career Development Programme delivered by the Careers Service.

Career Prospects

Degrees in History of Art or Film Studies provide excellent training for:

  • Journalism and Publishing
  • Museums and Galleries
  • Cinema Management and Programming
  • Film and Video Production
  • Education
  • Art and Antique Dealers
  • The Civil Service
  • Arts Administration
  • Film Distribution
  • Television
  • Valuers and Auctioneers
  • Conservation and Heritage Management
  • New Media Industries

Previous Success Stories

University of Leicester History of Art and Film graduates have entered a wide range of employment fields, securing prominent jobs with:

  • Yale University Press
  • The Open University
  • J Walter Thompson
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Tate Gallery
  • Auction Houses such as Christies and Phillips
  • Commercial galleries in New York

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History of Art and Film,
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH

Telephone: 0116 252 2620
E-mail: histartfilm@le.ac.uk

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The History of Art and Film at Leicester are seeking expressions of interest from prospective research students in the 2017 AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership. The deadline for AHRC funding applications will be in January 2017 and your case will be strongly enhanced if you engage in discussion with us well in advance of the deadline. For information about the Midlands 3 Cities Doctoral Training Centre and for details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas please visit the consortium’s website, our own page or contact the PGR admissions team.