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Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Master of Arts in Curating and Art History

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW



Medium of Instruction

English is the medium of instruction for most courses. Some courses may be conducted in Cantonese or Putonghua.

Study Mode

  • 1-year Full-time
  • 2-year Part-time

Programme Curriculum

The MACAH programme entails 30 credits of work, including 3 required courses, 4 programme electives, and a capstone project. The teaching pattern is normally a 3-hour seminar per week (except Capstone Project, Internship and Summer School) for each course. The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

Category First Term
(Sept-Dec)
Second Term
(Jan-Apr)
Summer Term
(May-Aug)
No. of Credits
REQUIRED COURSES


9
VIS501 Critical Perspectives in Art History
3


3
VIS502 Provenance Research
3


3
VIS503 Approaches to Curating
3


3
PROGRAMME ELECTIVES*


12
1) Special Topic Courses e.g.

9 to 12

  • VIS505 Managing Art Collections




  • VIS506 Learning in Museums




  • VIS507 Digital Technologies and Museum Experience




  • VIS512 Special Topics in Curating and Art History




  • VIS513 Collecting Practice in a Global Context: Past and Present




  • VSP510 Creative Industries and Cultural Policies in East Asia




  • Other elective choices, including advanced courses from the BA in Visual Studies, will be announced here.



2) Integrated Learning and Practical

0 to 3

  • VIS508 Internship (in second term or summer term)




  • VIS509 Summer School (co-organised with a partner institution)




CAPSTONE PROJECT


9
VIS510 Research Dissertation (independent study) or

9

VIS511 Curatorial Project (group work)

9

Total credits


30
* Remarks: Students who have no proven undergraduate background in art history will be required to take one elective course on art history.

Exchange Partner

VISUAL STUDIES Image ALT

Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics and Museology


Graduation Requirements

To qualify for the award of the Master of Arts in Curating and Art History offered by Lingnan University (LU), students must, where applicable:

  • obtain 30 credits;
  • attain a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.67 (equivalent to B-) or above; and
  • fulfil the University exit requirement on English language competency, if applicable; and fulfil all University/programme requirements.