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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Liberal Arts

BA Liberal Arts

We're delighted to have launched our new BA in Liberal Arts - a unique and interdisciplinary programme combining the expertise from six schools across the Faculty: Languages, Linguistics and Film; Economics and Finance; English and Drama; Geography; History; Politics and International Relations.

Introducing the programme

This programme combines an innovative and research-driven curriculum grounded within the distinct, established areas of academic specialisation and excellence found within the constituent schools of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Hear from the Programme Lead, Professor Jeremy Hicks, and Programme Champion, Dr Colleen Cotter, who explain the programme in more detail in the videos below:

Our new programme takes an innovative approach to the subject of Liberal Arts. Designed to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of the humanities and social sciences, graduates from the programme will have a grounded knowledge across the disciplines and a variety of transferrable skills making them well placed to take up exciting roles in a diverse range of sectors.
— Professor Jeremy Hicks, Programme Lead

Get a taste for studying BA Liberal Arts

By pursuing a BA in Liberal Arts, you'll explore a wealth of topics and subject areas. However, to give you a taste of the types of activities you could get involved in, take a look at the taster lecture below which forms part of a language and culture module, focussing on images and politics:

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