Degree Courses

World-Class Teaching

Main Visual

A Centre of Excellence

The Courtauld ranked first in History of Art in 2014 National Research Excellence Framework. It was ranked second nationally for History of Art in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. In the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise The Courtauld was the only History of Art department in the UK to be awarded a top 5* grade.

The Courtauld was ranked number one for History of Art  by The Times Good University Guide 2015 and received 100% course satisfaction in the 2014 National Student Survey.

Academic Staff

The Courtauld has a teaching staff of about 30 who are experts in their fields. They cover a broad spectrum of the arts and architecture of the Western world from classical antiquity to the present day.


Research is The Courtauld's lifeblood, contributing to our reputation as the world's pre-eminent place to study the history, conservation and curation of art.

University of London

The University of London, its Central Academic Bodies and its constituent Colleges enjoy an excellent reputation for the high quality of their teaching and research.

Outstanding Collections

Students have access to The Courtauld's extensive collections of artworks in the Gallery, Prints and Drawings Study Room and image libraries.