Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

GCE in History of Art

History of Art is the historical, theoretical and critical study of one or more of the areas of western or non-western art, architecture, craft and design.

Through studying this subject, students will develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • the roles and achievements of practitioners;
  • the relationship between society and art;
  • art historical terms, concepts and issues;
  • methods of researching, investigating and analysing; and
  • how to use of evidence and how works are interpreted and evaluated.