Art History

Explore the making and meaning of art in local and global perspectives.


Broaden your horizons with postgraduate coursework in art history

Art offers us a unique way of looking at the world. Images and objects are valuable repositories of past and present societies and cultures, with the power to reveal things that seduce us, challenge us and inspire us. Stimulate your senses for personal or professional development by nurturing your curiosity with a postgraduate study.

Graduate Diploma in Art History

  • 1-year course
  • Available online
  • Immerse yourself in the collections of the Art Gallery of South Australia
  • Designed by passionate academic staff, who are research-active art historians.

Graduate Certificate in Art History

  • 6-month course
  • Available online
  • Study the diverse research areas of art history, such as Renaissance art, eighteenth-century art, Australian art and contemporary art

James Edwards

"Studying the Art History program offered a unique opportunity to broaden my art historical, conceptual, theoretical, research and writing knowledge and skills. In particular, the co-institutional teaching delivered by the University and Art Gallery of South Australia made the experience and relevance of the topics especially valuable."


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