When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Fatemeh Takht Keshian
  • Course Code W23PDGB02B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This course is a general survey of Islamic art in its various forms from its beginnings in the 7th century to the early modern period. The development will be traced through the examination of architecture, manuscript illustration, textiles, pottery and other art forms.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse the relationship between art and architecture and the Islamic religion
  • Differentiate key Islamic monuments and artworks with respect to the historic periods, geographic areas, and social contexts from which they emerge.
  • Compare and contrast the principal materials, techniques, iconographies, and styles of Islamic art.
  • Identify the most important artistic contributions of the Islamic civilization to human culture


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This course is taught online in a lecture format. There will be open discussion and support from the tutor.

    Entry requirements

    No specific entry requirements apart from an understanding of English language to at least Level 2.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    This course is taught online using Microsoft Teams

    What you need

    A Notebook & Pen for taking notes

    What you can do next

    Further art History Courses at Morley College London