Bachelor of Arts Programs in Arts

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A Bachelor of Arts is a degree that is awarded to students upon completion of an educational program typically lasting three to four years, though each program differs depending on the institution and the country in which the degree is pursued. The degree focuses on a subject within the liberal arts, and students are able to broaden their occupational opportunities upon completion of such a degree.

A Bachelor of Arts in Arts provides a wealth of educational opportunities, as there are many disciplines that fall under the heading of the arts. But exactly what is a BA in Arts? A BA in Arts allows students to pursue their interests as they relate to a number of different subjects, including architecture, music, painting, poetry, and sculpture.

These programs provide students with a wide variety of skills pertaining to the arts, all of which contribute to a greater and deeper understanding of each medium.

There are a number of benefits for students who complete a Bachelor of Arts in Arts, as graduates of these programs are well-rounded and experienced in a wide variety of subject matter relating to the arts, along with practical abilities in how to apply the skills they have learned.

The cost of earning a BA in Arts will vary greatly depending on the institution and the country in which the degree is pursued. Individuals who are interested in such a degree should take a few moments to research the cost of each program that appeals to them.

There are a number of interesting career paths available to students who complete a Bachelor of Arts in Arts, including fields such as conceptual arts, creative writing, dance, filmmaking, illustration, photography, and printmaking.

 

Our comprehensive database has a number of excellent institutions to choose from. Finding a school that meets your varied educational needs is simple, so take a moment to search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Design Arts: Visual Arts

Academy of Design Australia
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

If you have creative flair and an artistic leaning, our Visual Arts program allows you to explore and experiment with your expressive nature. Entwined with theory, the program will support you towards realising your creative vision through research, art history, traditional practice methods, and contemporary approaches to art in materials and process. [+]

BAs in Arts. If you have creative flair and an artistic leaning, our Visual Arts program allows you to explore and experiment with your expressive nature. Entwined with theory, the program will support you towards realising your creative vision through research, art history, traditional practice methods, and contemporary approaches to art in materials and process. You will develop foundational skills in life drawing and observational drawing and learn techniques to enable the manifestation of your art production. Advanced knowledge of national and international artists and their practice will provide a framework and context for you to locate your own emerging practice. As an Academy graduate with a major in Visual Arts, you will have wide-ranging professional opportunities – for example, practising as an exhibiting artist, commercial illustration, teaching, or working in gallery and museum collections. COURSE OBJECTIVES Understand approaches to art in materials and process Foundation skills in life and observational drawing Advanced knowledge of national and international artists and their practice Build industry contacts via professional placement and international exchange opportunities Enhance creative skills via a sub-major from either the Filmmaking & Photography stream or one of the other creative disciplines. PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE Creative students Excellent communication skills Innovative thinker ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission, applicants are generally required to have successfully completed their VCE or equivalent. Mature-aged applicants who have attained sufficient industry experience will also be considered. CAREER POSSIBILITIES Graduating with a major in Visual Arts offers wide-ranging professional opportunities: for example, practising as... [-]

Bachelor of Arts: Emphasis in Music Business

Los Angeles College of Music
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Pasadena

The Music Business program at LACM is a liberal arts degree (BA or AA) that prepares professionals to tackle challenges of the modern music industry, understanding revenue streams and opportunities for innovative business models. It develops proficiency in applied business and accounting, marketing, digital distribution and monetization, A&R, publishing, licensing, music supervision, artist management, tour strategies and more, while also establishing a strong foundation in musicianship. [+]

Since the digital revolution, a new model has been established that empowers musicians and entrepreneurs to play a major role in the industry. The Music Business program at LACM is a liberal arts degree (BA or AA) that prepares professionals to tackle challenges of the modern music industry, understanding revenue streams and opportunities for innovative business models. It develops proficiency in applied business and accounting, marketing, digital distribution and monetization, A&R, publishing, licensing, music supervision, artist management, tour strategies and more, while also establishing a strong foundation in musicianship. Courses are specially sequenced to maximize learning potential throughout the program. Each course meets for the number of credits specified each quarter. Each program encompasses a different amount of intensive study: B.A. Program (12 quarters) and A.A. Program (6 quarters). Course work is enhanced by extensive hands-on business practicums and internships with major entertainment companies in Los Angeles. Schedule of Required Courses [-]

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Nottingham Trent University: School of Art & Design
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This award-winning course will give you the chance to learn about graphic design and engage with it in a way that reflects current industry practice. By the end of the course you will have developed a professional portfolio tailored to your own career aspirations, and be ready to launch your career as a designer. [+]

BAs in Arts. BA (Hons) Graphic Design This award-winning course will give you the chance to learn about graphic design and engage with it in a way that reflects current industry practice. You will have the chance to study the broadest range of disciplines including typography, branding, advertising, illustration, editorial design, interactive design, animation, moving image, information design, and packaging. The course will equip you with the professional, creative, intellectual, and technical skills you need to work successfully within the global design profession, and it is known for producing interdisciplinary graduates who are industry-ready. By the end of the course you will have developed a professional portfolio tailored to your own career aspirations, and be ready to launch your career as a designer. Key features Gain a professionally accredited degree – this course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers (CSD). This course has been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, a mark of quality and strong links with industry. Explore the whole subject area of graphic design – from typography to illustration, and from branding to interactive design. Learn in a creative studio environment, using industry-standard equipment and software. Spend your final year developing a professional portfolio in line with your career aspirations. Work on live briefs with national and international companies like Abercrombie & Fitch, Tigerprint, Hallmark, and Paul Smith. Develop your professional skills through self-initiated work experience placements, competitions, collaborations with organisations, and visiting lecturers. Apply to go on an overseas exchange to a partner university in... [-]

Bachelor of Theatre - taught in Spanish

University of Veracruz - Universidad Veracruzana
Campus July 2017 Mexico Veracruz

Note: This Bachelor of Theatre program is taught in Spanish only. La Facultad de Teatro es una entidad académica de la Universidad Veracruzana que, acorde a sus principios y compromiso social, tiene como Misión contribuir a la formación integral de profesionales capaces de desenvolverse en los distintos campos del arte teatral (Actuación, Creación Escénica, Gestión Teatral e Intervención Socioeducativa) para fortalecer y transformar el panorama escénico nacional. Para ello promueve en el estudiante una actitud de superación artística, así como valores de participación responsable en la sociedad y en la profesión, capacidad crítica y actitud abierta basada en los postulados de tolerancia, respeto y comprensión, además de autonomía en la toma de decisiones para la vida individual y profesional. [+]

Note: This Bachelor of Theatre program is taught in Spanish only. Te damos la más cordial Bienvenida a la Facultad de Teatro de la Universidad Veracruzana: Fundada en 1976 es una de las pioneras de la formación artísticas superior en la disciplina teatral en Iberoamérica. En 2016 cumple su 40 aniversario de haberse fundado. El actual Plan de Estudios 2008 de la Licenciatura en Teatro propone la preparación de un teatrista integral comprometido con el conocimiento y su pertinencia social, está basado en el concepto de flexibilidad de acuerdo al Modelo Educativo Integral y Flexible (MEIF) de la Universidad Veracruzana. Misión La Facultad de Teatro es una entidad académica de la Universidad Veracruzana que, acorde a sus principios y compromiso social, tiene como Misión contribuir a la formación integral de profesionales capaces de desenvolverse en los distintos campos del arte teatral (Actuación, Creación Escénica, Gestión Teatral e Intervención Socioeducativa) para fortalecer y transformar el panorama escénico nacional. Para ello promueve en el estudiante una actitud de superación artística, así como valores de participación responsable en la sociedad y en la profesión, capacidad crítica y actitud abierta basada en los postulados de tolerancia, respeto y comprensión, además de autonomía en la toma de decisiones para la vida individual y profesional. Visión La Facultad de Teatro se encuentra dentro de las primeras instituciones de educación superior en materia teatral en la Región de México, América Central y El Caribe, por lo que sus egresados tienen amplio reconocimiento en el campo profesional. Sus... [-]

BA in Communication Design

BTK University of Art & Design
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Berlin Hamburg Iserlohn + 1 more

Communication Designers & Media Designers develop concepts and visual solutions for corporate identities, brochures, posters, books, magazines, and so on. Communication Design is concerned with translating concepts and detailed information into appropriate visual languages. [+]

The field of Graphic Design has developed rapidly in response to recent technological developments such as digitalization and the resulting economic and social changes. For many years, a Graphic Designer could be reasonably successful using with a relatively narrow range of skills and specialized knowledge. However, both contemporary and future systems of multimedia communication demand a much more comprehensive approach to the teaching of design and development of future areas of expertise within the profession.

The modern Media Designer is now much more closely integrated into the areas of strategy and conception. They have a much greater influence and help ensure that not only considerations of a formal and aesthetic nature are given to projects, but also allow for economic, technical, logistic and psychological parameters. ... [-]


BA (Hons) in Live Visual Design and Production

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield

Specially designed to move with the trends of modern events, the Backstage Academy Live Visual Design and Production BA (Hons) course is widely regarded as a trailblazer within the live events industry. [+]

Specially designed to move with the trends of modern events, the Backstage Academy Live Visual Design and Production BA (Hons) course is widely regarded as a trailblazer within the live events industry. Live production is an increasingly prominent market, and our full-time, three-year course has been sculpted alongside high ticket industry firms such as d3 Technologies, FIX8Group, Green Hippo, PRG XL Video and Panasonic in order to nurture promising students into industry-ready professionals. The course leader is none other than Shannon Harvey, an inspiring US-born industry stalwart whose client list includes brands such a Louis Vuitton, Heineken, Jaguar and Nike, working on projects that continue to take him around the world. His knowledge, vision and infectious passion for the future of visual production makes this course truly unique, presenting students with a conveyor belt of new challenges in line with the ever-changing landscape of the professional industry. Alongside their studies, students are afforded the chance to live the life of a successful visual production professional, and should expect to travel themselves during their time at Backstage Academy. In fact, course projects and paid placements have taken students as far as Prague and Taiwan in recent months and plans are afoot for more international work experience in 2016. Alongside the incredible opportunities this course offers during your years with us, Backstage Academy is all too aware of the importance of the end goal and pride ourselves on nurturing highly qualified, industry-ready graduates who are fully prepared for the everyday challenges of... [-]

Theatre

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

As a major in theatre design/technology, you’ll train in the many aspects of design and technical functions of the performing arts, including set and costume design, props, drafting, lighting design and pulling it all together as a producer. [+]

BAs in Arts. Theatre Acting. Set design. Theater technology. Students in the Department of Theatre learn the ropes on stage or in the wings. Taught by faculty and staff with extensive experience, our programs immerse you in the various roles of theater life. Whether you prefer the spotlight or the relative anonymity of the backstage, you’ll not only study a variety of artistic genres, from the traditional to the avant-garde, but you’ll gain practical skills by participating in more than 20 productions throughout the academic year, held in our state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center. And in your off-hours, attend performances just 23 miles away in Manhattan, the cultural capital of the world. Regardless of the role you want to play, our B.F.A. programs in Acting and Design/Technology can help you to explore your talent, expand your horizons and prepare you for an exciting career in theater, film or television. The Department of Theatre offers the following programs: B.F.A. in Theatre Arts: Acting B.F.A. in Theatre Arts: Design/Technology Minors in Acting or Design/Technology B.F.A. in Theatre Arts: Design/Technology Make a dramatic impact behind the scenes with a theatre design degree. As a major in theatre design/technology, you’ll train in the many aspects of design and technical functions of the performing arts, including set and costume design, props, drafting, lighting design and pulling it all together as a producer. You’ll analyze and compare the historical, critical and aesthetic contexts in which the dramatic tradition has developed. In your third year, faculty will review... [-]

BA Honours in Fine Art Mixed Media

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 8 years United Kingdom London

This innovative course was one of the first to offer students the opportunity to explore and develop work across boundaries, within the ever-expanding contemporary fine art disciplines. It encourages creativity, individuality and personal growth, and once you have acquired the basic skills you can negotiate your own individual programme of study with tutors. [+]

This innovative course was one of the first to offer students the opportunity to explore and develop work across boundaries, within the ever-expanding contemporary fine art disciplines. It encourages creativity, individuality and personal growth, and once you have acquired the basic skills you can negotiate your own individual programme of study with tutors. You are encouraged to bring highly individual approaches to studio practice, coupled with an emphasis on experiential learning; these are the defining factors that have established the course at the cutting edge of contemporary practice. We select only the most dedicated and creative students who have the energy, enthusiasm and commitment that the course requires. Our exceptional team of practising artists teaching theory and practice are supported by state-of-the-art facilities and workshops that are at the forefront of current technical innovation. Course content Based at the recently refurbished Harrow Campus – home to the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design – you will work alongside students from film, photography, music, fashion and journalism, in a unique hothouse of creative opportunity. The course enables you to work across disciplines or within the more traditionally defined areas of practice, and relevant critical and theoretical debates are referenced to support this. This studio-based course provides you with a permanent space, depending on the type of work you engage with as you progress through the programme. The teaching team are all practising artists with national/international profiles working in and across the mediums of sculpture, painting, moving image, performance, photography and... [-]

BA Honours in Interior Architecture

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

The Interior Architecture BA course is designed to equip you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to pursue a career in interior architecture and design related fields and/or go on to further awards in tertiary education, most typically a Masters qualification. [+]

BAs in Arts. Interior architecture is a distinct and separate discipline to architecture. Its specific focus is the creation of innovative and exciting interior spaces, primarily through the adaptation and spatial manipulation of existing buildings. The course is concerned not just with physical intervention but also with how space is understood and occupied. The course implicitly embeds issues of sustainability, through its concern with reuse, and refurbishment, as well as the critical ability to respond appropriately to a given context. It is inter-disciplinary in its outlook and acknowledges the importance of other closely related areas, including Interior Design, exhibition design, set and lighting design, retail and product design, interior conservation as well as multidisciplinary and traditional design practice. The Interior Architecture BA course is designed to equip you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to pursue a career in interior architecture and design related fields and/or go on to further awards in tertiary education, most typically a Masters qualification. Course content The design modules promote creativity, aesthetic sensibility and intellectual enquiry, together with the skills needed to work individually and in groups in developing design proposals. Design projects are taught in small groups in Year 1 (Credit Level 4), and students in Years 2 and 3 (Credit Levels 5 and 6) are organised within a studio system which facilitates peer-group learning. The work produced in the design studios forms the basis of your design portfolio through which you will prepare for practice/ employment, or in support of your... [-]

BA (Hons) Fashion with Textiles Design

Amsterdam Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

Fashion Design is an increasingly competitive area within an industrial and commercial climate. This is an innovative, cutting-edge course which prepares you for a career in the fashion design industry. [+]

The Amsterdam Fashion Academy has a lot to offer. Would you like to study in an international environment? Are you searching for inspiration, creativity and high-quality fashion knowledge and skills? Useful contacts that connect you directly to the fashion business? A future in fashion? They are all here at your disposal! Aim: Fashion Design is an increasingly competitive area within an industrial and commercial climate. This is an innovative, cutting-edge course which prepares you for a career in the fashion design industry. We will help you develop your design skills and gain valuable technical and professional expertise. The Fashion with Textiles Design course covers 4 key themes; design, textile, manufacture and business. Our aim is to produce confident, versatile and talented people who envisage making a career in the fashion design business. Programme structure: Year 1 Fashion Illustration Techniques and Visual Research - Introduction to Historical and Cultural Contextual Studies - Introduction to Design Processes - Business Studies - Fashion Realisation Techniques and Processes (including 3D and draping) - Textiles Realisation Techniques and Processes Year 2 Historical and Cultural Contextual Studies - Industrial Practice in a Global Context - Fashion and Textiles Design - Fashion and Textiles Cutting and Construction Final year (Year 3) Dissertation - Live Industry / Competition Brief - Final Collection Research and Design - Professional Practice - Final Collection Realisation - Graduate Fashion Show Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded a UK validated Bachelor's honours degree in Fashion & Textiles Design. In accordance... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

The Interior Design course provides students with a comprehensive set of skills to prepare for a career in the interior design. The course provides a strong grounding in key conceptual and technical aspects of spatial design, develops creative thinking, self-expression and a capacity for independent learning. [+]

BAs in Arts. Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English (First and second year courses offered also in Greek) Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: The Interior Design course provides students with a comprehensive set of skills to prepare for a career in the interior design. The course provides a strong grounding in key conceptual and technical aspects of spatial design, develops creative thinking, self-expression and a capacity for independent learning. Furthermore, the program focuses on the interior design studio and encompasses courses in other subject areas such as history and theory, technology, environment and visual communication. Various electives are included in each year to ensure students receive a well-rounded academic base that will enhance both their personal and professional development. Career Prospects: An interior designer analyzes needs, integrates findings with knowledge of interior design, formulates design concepts, develops and presents design recommendations, prepares working drawings, collaborates with other licensed practitioners, prepares and administers contract documents and evaluates design solutions. Therefore, what one does within the field of interior design depends on his /hers area of interest and design specialty .One may be employed by an interior design or architectural firm, a retail store, or a design division of a corporation or institution. One may decide to be self-employed and work out of his/hers own studio. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the programme... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cinema and Television

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 China Zhuhai

The Cinema and Television (CTV) programme of UIC, founded in 2006, was developed in conjunction with, and modeled after the curriculum of the Academy of Film of Hong Kong Baptist University, the largest and most important of its kind in the region. The CTV programme aims to nurture a new generation of graduates with a global vision, professional knowledge, and production and research skills needed for the robust development of the media and creative industries in the Greater China Region and overseas. [+]

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cinema and Television The Cinema and Television (CTV) programme of UIC, founded in 2006, was developed in conjunction with, and modeled after the curriculum of the Academy of Film of Hong Kong Baptist University, the largest and most important of its kind in the region. The CTV programme aims to nurture a new generation of graduates with a global vision, professional knowledge, and production and research skills needed for the robust development of the media and creative industries in the Greater China Region and overseas. Creative industries such as film, television, and new media are one of the important soft-powers behind a country’s cultural and economic development. They play crucial roles in establishing the image of a country, region, or city and help nourish their people’s sense of humanity and belonging. With the rapid growth in demand for professionals in film and television productions and studies in the global era, the CTV Programme meets the needs of the media and creative industries in the Greater China region. The programme provides theoretical and practical courses and organised events and exercises to give students the opportunity to understand and engage in the film, television and new media industries. The knowledge and skills learned from the programme are concerned with creativity, writing and production skills, management, research and criticism. These areas are built upon the College’s ideal of ‘Whole Person Education’, its underpinning educational philosophy, and serve to create experiential learning modules that develop and enhance diverse perspectives... [-]

BA Hons Fine Art Top-Up

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Full time 30 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

The top-up degree is equivalent to the third year of a Fine Art BA course and has been designed for students who have successfully completed an HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject and now wish to convert their existing qualification into a full BA honours qualification. [+]

BAs in Arts. Be inspired and explore your creativity with Fine Art! We offer a wide range of exciting and challenging fine art courses run by an energetic and enthusiastic team of lecturers who are practicing artists and freelance commercial designers and photographers. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, you’ll be able to extend your technical skills and build confidence in your creative ability. You can choose a course from many Art and Photography areas, and study either by day or evening. You will be encouraged to explore materials, approaches and techniques in an extensive range of both certificated and non-certificated art and design courses. Our Fine Art qualification courses provide a unique opportunity for those who wish to begin their artistic careers with a challenging and rewarding period of study. Course Overview The top-up degree is equivalent to the third year of a Fine Art BA course and has been designed for students who have successfully completed an HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject and now wish to convert their existing qualification into a full BA honours qualification. This one year programme allows you to develop and refine your chosen specialist discipline. Teaching takes place in a studio setting where there is an emphasis on making and exploring fine art. Students will also be given the opportunity to study the critical and contextual dimensions of fine art practice in the form of weekly art lectures, seminars and workshops. They will be encouraged to develop their... [-]

BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance - Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal

ICMP - The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom London

The ICMP BMus (Hons) degree is for students who aspire to reach a high standard of musicianship and build a career in today’s music industry. A dynamic and challenging programme, this course will provide you with professional playing, performing and musicianship skills as well as the tools and knowledge required to develop and sustain a career in today’s modern and diverse music industry. [+]

The ICMP BMus (Hons) degree is for students who aspire to reach a high standard of musicianship and build a career in today’s music industry. Course Overview A dynamic and challenging programme, this course will provide you with professional playing, performing and musicianship skills as well as the tools and knowledge required to develop and sustain a career in today’s modern and diverse music industry. During the course, you will develop relevant music industry skills and effectively prepare for the real world of the career musician through playing, practising and performing. You will be challenged to achieve high levels of musicianship and instrumental skill. The study of established genres, styles and repertoire sits at the core of the BMus degree. Students develop a wide and comprehensive understanding of genre conventions through study in their principal instrument, with the intention of enabling them to function in a variety of performance and music-making contexts upon entry into the workplace. This aim is supported by an embedded range of learning activities in subject areas such as music theory, music technology, music production, aural perception, technique and sight-reading. Ultimately, by graduating from the BMus degree you will become fluent and literate in the language of popular music, capable of working in creative and collaborative professional environments, and ready to begin your professional career. Successful completion of programme BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance at ICMP leads to the award of Bachelor of Music by the University of East London. COURSE DETAILS Year 1 - Level... [-]

BA (Hons) in Media Design - a University of Westminster programme

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 6 - 7 semesters October 2017 Germany Berlin Region

In the digital media world, the demands faced by designers are complex and at the same time fascinating, since the variety of media and the high volume of information require not only a steady stream of creative ideas, but also strong conceptual thinking and skills in design tools and methods. The interdisciplinary programme of the Media Design gives our students the tools to master the entire spectrum of visual communication to become an all-rounder with specific subject knowledge. [+]

BAs in Arts. The best of Westminster and Macromedia - Earn the UK BA Hons and an additional German Bachelor in Germany Do you have passion for media design? Do you want to work in creatively stimulating design roles internationally? This bachelor programme is an exceptional one designed to give students a truly international academic profile combining the best of the University of Westminster and Macromedia University. In collaboration with the University of Westminster, we have made it possible for students to earn the UK Bachelor of Honours degree in Germany at Macromedia University. That means, you get the best of both worlds – an internationally recognized BA (Hons) and internationally-oriented study experience in the major media hubs of Germany. The Course content This interdisciplinary programme equips students with the tools and knowledge to master the entire spectrum of media design to become an all-rounder in the field. The entire process – from the first draft to handing over the finished design to the customer – demands strong conceptual skills, diverse creative flair and the skillful use of design processes. You will develop a deep understanding of design principles, design thinking, visual design, motion design, interface design and so on through the unique blend of methodological knowledge and hands-on practical applications, using real tasks. Top benefits of getting your BA (Hons) at Macromedia University Get the highly esteemed German degree on top of the UK BA (Hons): You have the opportunity to earn an additional German degree from Macromedia University... [-]