Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

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.


CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19