History of Art provides a first-class rounded education and excellent intellectual training. While the primary focus is on the visual arts, the subject also touches on many other traditional humanities disciplines such as literature, history, religion, languages, classics, psychology and philosophy, with which it provides natural subject combinations. Students acquire skills of critical and historical analysis and the ability to evaluate evidence and present arguments fluently, both orally and in writing. A pathway to careers in the international art world. Students also study museums and the art market and acquire business and management skills through our unique joint honours with Heritage Management, providing them with a pathway to careers in the international art world and transferable skills applicable in other fields, such as journalism, law and business. Study term in Florence History of Art students can opt to start either in September or January. September entrants have the unique opportunity of studying Italian art for one term at the British Institute in Florence There are numerous study trips in and outside London, including visits to the National Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Tate Modern.