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BA/BSc/MArt/MSciLiberal Arts and Sciences

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Our prestigious Liberal Arts and Sciences programme is designed for talented students who want to study a variety of subjects at degree level.

Each student creates their own unique programme which combines arts and/or sciences and/or social sciences. You will typically pick one subject, your Major, which will serve as your specialism. This is then complemented with subjects suiting your interests to give you an original portfolio of expertise at graduation. To see our flexibility, you can view examples of real student pathways. As you can see, every programme is unique to the student.

Our exciting four-year degree programme offers a rich extra-curricular experience to make you stand out in a competitive graduate market. We offer guest lectures and theatre trips on our Cultural Programme, help broaden your global potential through our compulsory Year Abroad, and offer a variety of interdisciplinary experiences open to all Liberal Arts and Sciences students. Recent trips have taken our students to the Lake District, Brussels, Romania and Rome.

Programme structure

Compulsory modules

Year 1
From Research to Policy: Part 1
From Research to Policy: Part 2

Year 2
Interdisciplinarity I
Interdisciplinarity II

Year 4
During Year 4, you will undertake an independent research project in your Major and/or an interdisciplinary project in Liberal Arts and Sciences and/or our entrepreneurial modules. This will total 40 credits. Read more.

Major modules

There are a broad range of Majors that can be explored in depth across the Arts, Social Sciences and Sciences. Explore the range of options and possible Majors.

Breadth modules

Breadth modules offer you the opportunity to understand subjects outside of your Major. They will enable you to understand the ways that specialists in other fields think and work. It will enable you to become a flexible, interdisciplinary thinker with the ability to understand a range of challenges in the Arts, Sciences and Social Sciences.

Career opportunities

Throughout the programme, our students develop skills in academic resilience, initiative, and intellectual independence. Liberal Arts and Sciences graduates have the ability to research and analyse complex information, work independently and as part of a team, and create compelling solutions to problems.

Supported by the University’s Careers Network team, you will be encouraged to acquire and develop your skills for the jobs of tomorrow. Throughout the course of your degree, you will develop a range of abilities from communication to research, analysis to leadership which will equip you to succeed.

Many graduates find employment in areas far removed from their primary area of study at University – or are likely to change careers several times in their lives, sometimes engaging in a wider range of jobs with the same employer. Our Liberal Arts and Sciences programme recognises this phenomenon and is designed to meet the growing demand from leading employers in the UK and internationally, for a new breed of dynamic business, public service, and political leaders.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States