History of Art and Film at Leicester
Through our courses, we will train you to discover the world of images and make your living with what you have learned. You will have the opportunity to study a wide range of subjects in depth, ranging from Medieval Art and Architecture through to Hollywood cinema.
Discover the visual image in a whole new way and build a bright future.
History of Art and Film at Leicester is consistently ranked in the top 5 in prestigious league table rankings including the Good University Guide 2016, the Guardian League Table 2017 and the Complete University Guide 2017.
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), published in December 2014, over 70% of our overall research activity was classed as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. Our ‘Research Environment’, which takes in success in research grant applications as well as supervisory support for PhD students, was ranked entirely in these two highest categories, as indeed was our ‘Research Impact’, which refers to our influence over the world beyond academia; in our case, that includes work on the organisation of major international art exhibitions, the preservation of important historical monuments, and the pioneering development and application of cutting-edge scanning technologies.