We are a world leader in Arts and Humanities (QS World University Rankings 2017) and we are ranked top 10 in the UK for Art History (CUG 2018). You will be taught by our expert staff from your very first year covering the whole history of art and enabling you to choose from a variety of specialist options. Modules explore a wide variety of media, including architecture, urbanism, photography and video, as well as painting, drawing, printmaking, performance art and sculpture. At Essex you enjoy a structured programme of study trips at home and abroad and combine your interests with vocational modules designed with exhibitions and curations in mind. Your third year spent abroad gives you the chance to gain more experience and become even more employable.