The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study.
Students who participate in an arts studies program learn different aspects about a variety of art media, and they also get a chance to expand their own creativity in areas such as visual art, music, and theater.
The Ph.D. Arts programme offers interdisciplinary courses in History, Philosophy, Law, Economics, Gender Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Media Studies and Environm
The AeU Ph.D. (Arts) is a full research programme that provides you with the methodological and analytical tools required for executing research and creating knowledge. This 3-4 year programme can be done on a part-time or full-time basis - both modes are ideal for working adults. Intake is open all year round.
• Fastest growing Graduate School  in the region with 300 research students within 3 years.
• Any discipline in Humanities and Arts is accepted
• There’s no proposal at the point of entry. Why? We want to assist you in coming up with research proposal together
• AeU will outsource to local or international supervisor – to suit your needs...
While a research degree should be very rewarding personally, it is also a serious and sometimes intense undertaking. Under the current system, a full-time doctoral studen
Research Degrees in History of Art and/or Archaeology
Start of programme: September intake only
Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time
Why embark on a Research Degree?
While a research degree should be very rewarding personally, it is also a serious and sometimes intense undertaking. Under the current system, a full-time doctoral student has three years to complete a full draft of her or his thesis and then a further one year for writing up (known as a 3+1 degree). There are always solitary moments when carrying out individual research, even if a department has a strong collegiate atmosphere, as ours does. Research degrees are generally undertaken by individuals who aim to become professionals in the field of art history and/or archaeology, whether as academics who carry out research and teach in universities or as curators or educators in museums, libraries or archives, or in any number of other related areas such as academic publishing or even the commercial art world. It is generally a good idea to have some experience of work outside university before applying to a doctoral programme, for example, in some role in a museum or gallery. Embarking on a research degree is not just about the qualification but also about developing as a person and a professional so as to be able to contribute to national and international discourses in, and perhaps also far beyond, the history of art and archaeology....