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Art History - Level 3


Qualification: NCEA Level 3 - the course is eligible for course endorsement and all standards contribute towards literacy (see FAQs).

This course offers up to 32 UE Reading and 12 UE Writing credits.

Entry requirements: None, but a strength in literacy is advisable.

Content/Skills: This course will cover the way history affected Modern European art from 1900 to WWII.

Click HERE to see what we'll be studying.

Students are also able to gain up to 20 credits by taking internals only, allowing for more choice in topics.

Students will learn to analyse art works and place them in context. They will also learn skills in research and comparative discussion.

Field Trips: Art Galleries where possible.

Please be aware that this course has associated costs. By selecting this course you will be requested to make contributions connected to its delivery. These costs are $60.00 for workbooks which are highly recommended and can be be purchased from the school office.

Where does it lead? Tertiary Courses at university and polytechnic; career opportunities in art and related art marketing and travel...........the world.

If you are taking Visual Arts of any kind, including Architecture, at tertiary level next year then you'll find that Art History (sometimes called Cultural Contexts) will be part of your course.

Have a look at the short article: "medical students benefit from studying visual art" and another one: "Why Med Schools Are Requiring Art Classes"


For further information see or email Ms Dixon (DXS) 

See the short video to find out why police and medical people should all study art.