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  • Program Dates

    Program Dates

    FALL 2021 ENTRY
    October 11, 2021 – October 12, 2022
    (Registration week begins October 4, 2021)
    Now accepting applications on a rolling basis
     
    SPRING 2022 ENTRY
    January 10, 2022 – January 11, 2023
    (Registration week begins January 4, 2022)
    Application Deadlines:

    • Early Decision: July 26, 2021

    • Priority Decision: September 13, 2021

    • Regular Decision: November 17, 2021

  • Curriculum & Schedule

    Curriculum & Schedule

    For an in-depth look at the curricula, course descriptions, faculty, and semester schedule for all London Master's programs, please download the prospectus.

     
  • Faculty

    Faculty

    Dr David Bellingham (Program Director) is an art historian and author. In addition to his role as Program Director, he also sits on the education committee of the Guild of Arts Scholars, which supports and promotes the study of art history in schools across London and the South-East. He has published numerous books and articles on a variety of subjects, including: art fairs, art business ethics, Greek & Celtic mythology, the art market for classical sculpture and frescoes, the paintings of Sandro Botticelli, and authenticity issues in the paintings of Frans Hals.
    Dr Iain Robertson is an art business consultant and expert. He has written over one hundred articles in the arts and national press. He consults for banks in Asia and Europe and is visiting professor to Tsinghua and Lisbon Universities. His books include: Understanding International Art Markets and Management (2005), The Art Business (2008), and Art Business Today: 20 Key Topics (2016).
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  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    Note: Fees are subject to annual review
    Home*
    Deposit: £3,000
    Semester 1: £9,450
    Semester 2: £11,950
    Semester 3: £5,800
    International
    Deposit: £3,000
    Semester 1: £11,700
    Semester 2: £14,200
    Semester 3: £7,000
    *Circumstances that may entitle you to a “home” fee status include:

    • you have settled or pre-settled status under the UK's EU Settlement Scheme

    • you are from the Republic of Ireland and living in the UK prior to December 31, 2020

    • you are British but live in the EU

    • you hold dual citizenship with the UK and live in the UK


     
    Travel Fee: £3,650*
    *Travel fees are indicative only and subject to change.
    Sotheby’s Institute of Art offers partial-tuition scholarships towards full program tuition to qualified domestic and international candidates. For more information on scholarship opportunities and tuition fees for the Master’s Degree or the Postgraduate Diploma, click here.
  • Field Study Trips

    Field Study Trips

    All of our Master’s programs include field study opportunities that enable students to become immersed in the international art community. Field study contextualizes lectures and discussions through visits to fairs, galleries, private collections, museums, artists’ studios, and more.
    We continue to monitor and respond to the public health situation regarding COVID-19.  We will take every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff and will adhere to all government travel recommendations.
  • Admissions

    Admissions

    Now accepting applications for all MA programs. Space is limited so we strongly encourage qualified candidates to submit their applications as early as possible. Terms and conditions apply.
         
     
    Questions?
    Some of your questions may be answered in the frequently asked questions section of our website. If you do not see your question, we are happy to help. All prospective students are encouraged to contact our Admissions Office to schedule a one-on-one information session to learn more about the program, the application process, tuition, financial aid, and more.
    Email us: admissionslondon@sia.com
    Call us: +44 (0)20 7462 3232

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