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A BA in a chosen field is an academic degree that studies the basics of this field along with some general knowledge. BA stands for Bachelor of Arts, and the general studies are often in the liberal arts while majors may be in the humanities, fine arts or social sciences. On average, this degree takes four years to complete. More specifically, what is a BA in Humanities Studies? The humanities inc… Read more

A BA in a chosen field is an academic degree that studies the basics of this field along with some general knowledge. BA stands for Bachelor of Arts, and the general studies are often in the liberal arts while majors may be in the humanities, fine arts or social sciences. On average, this degree takes four years to complete.

More specifically, what is a BA in Humanities Studies? The humanities include the study of human society and culture and can also include language and history. For language studies, some courses look at how culture, history, economics and politics have influenced and been influenced by human languages. A broader program may look at global culture and include comparative analysis and the study of resource distribution.

Studying the humanities can teach you some useful life skills, such as analysis, critical thinking and time management. With analysis and critical thinking, you can identify and tackle difficult problems. With time management, you can make your day more efficient and save yourself time.

Some factors in the cost of a degree include books, course fees and travel. You can find exact information about the costs of online or on-campus classes by contacting schools directly.

Within the humanities, you can look for a career in the fields of journalism, communication, literature, political science and business administration, to name a few. These fields hire all over with world with job titles including writer, editor, strategist, web content specialist and intelligence analyst. Other areas hiring humanities graduates are education, law, travel and public relations. There may also be opportunities for further research in post-graduate degree programs.

Departments across the world offer humanities as important subjects of study. When choosing a school, consider location, cost and availability of desired courses. 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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York St John University
York, United Kingdom

This BA (Hons) course in English Language, Linguistics & TESOL gives you the skills you need to teach English around the world. The programme is designed to give you both ... +

This BA (Hons) course in English Language, Linguistics & TESOL gives you the skills you need to teach English around the world. The programme is designed to give you both a deep understanding of theories and methods for teaching English in a multilingual world and broad expertise in language structure and use - equipping you for the practical challenge of teaching English as a world language. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Interested in the study of theology and religion? KU Leuven’s internationally renowned 3-year Bachelor of Theology and Religious Studies will initiate you in all areas that to ... +

Interested in the study of theology and religion? KU Leuven’s internationally renowned 3-year Bachelor of Theology and Religious Studies will initiate you in all areas that together constitute Christian theology. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (C.L.C.S.) major at Franklin focuses on cultural phenomena and processes as they unfold under the pressure of historical, social ... +

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (C.L.C.S.) major at Franklin focuses on cultural phenomena and processes as they unfold under the pressure of historical, social and economic forces. Inherent in our approach is an understanding of culture as an ever-evolving entity that demands continuous acts of interpretation, negotiation, and creativity. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Anglo-American University
Prague, Czech Republic

The B.A. in Humanities, Society and Culture program examines modern societies with a range of practical and academic methods in the social sciences and humanities, including p ... +

The B.A. in Humanities, Society and Culture program examines modern societies with a range of practical and academic methods in the social sciences and humanities, including philosophy, cultural anthropology, history, the arts, literature, and film studies. Students are guided by an international faculty of specialists through modern social theory and intellectual histories. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

In the Bachelor’s in Theology and Religious Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you investigate religious and social themes and gain a solid foundation in the principles ... +

In the Bachelor’s in Theology and Religious Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you investigate religious and social themes and gain a solid foundation in the principles of religions and theology. This enables you to contribute to important social debates. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey

The International Studies BA program aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to understand the complex economic, cultural, and political transformations ... +

The International Studies BA program aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to understand the complex economic, cultural, and political transformations that are taking place at the global level. The program offers a strong background in economics and international political economy in the context of globalization and develops an awareness of world societies, business relations, cultures, global institutions, and politics. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Jul 2020
Campus
 
United Arab Emirates University - Undergraduate Programs
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Arabic Department's mission aims at preserving and enriching the Arabic Language as a written text and spoken discourse capable of reflecting the diversity and complexity ... +

The Arabic Department's mission aims at preserving and enriching the Arabic Language as a written text and spoken discourse capable of reflecting the diversity and complexity of the Arabic/ Islamic culture and civilization. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English, Arabic
23 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Qatar University
Doha, Qatar

The major in English Literature and Linguistics strives to enable students to develop effective communication skills. It develops students’ appreciation for the diversities of ... +

The major in English Literature and Linguistics strives to enable students to develop effective communication skills. It develops students’ appreciation for the diversities of languages and cultures and familiarizes students with linguistics, its sub-branches, applications and relations to other disciplines -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
16 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, USA

This bachelor's degree provides students with perspectives from which to agree or disagree with this observation. The program offers flexibility for students to customize thei ... +

This bachelor's degree provides students with perspectives from which to agree or disagree with this observation. The program offers flexibility for students to customize their program of study based on the period or type of history in which they are interested. A language requirement enhances and expands upon the core curriculum. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Middlesex University Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Our Creative Writing and Journalism programme offers the unique experience of combining both subjects to enable you to fully explore and develop your skills across different s ... +

Our Creative Writing and Journalism programme offers the unique experience of combining both subjects to enable you to fully explore and develop your skills across different styles of writing such as fiction, screenwriting, short story, long-form journalism and multimodal journalism. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
DePaul University Department of International Studies
Chicago, USA

The International Studies program is interdisciplinary, with a curriculum that focuses on historical and contemporary dimensions of complex global issues. You will develop ski ... +

The International Studies program is interdisciplinary, with a curriculum that focuses on historical and contemporary dimensions of complex global issues. You will develop skills in research and analysis, cultivate a critical awareness of the relationships of power and inequality, understanding social and cultural complexity, and how to question conventional wisdom. -
BA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
St John's College
Nottingham, United Kingdom

For those who have already been awarded the Durham Diploma at St John’s or elsewhere, we offer the opportunity to top-up to the Bachelor of Arts in theology, ministry, and mis ... +

For those who have already been awarded the Durham Diploma at St John’s or elsewhere, we offer the opportunity to top-up to the Bachelor of Arts in theology, ministry, and mission, validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme. -
BA
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

The Major in Chinese and History aims to equip students with both advanced and professional knowledge as well as a wide range of analytical skills. Students will gain a broad ... +

The Major in Chinese and History aims to equip students with both advanced and professional knowledge as well as a wide range of analytical skills. Students will gain a broad understanding of Chinese literature, cultural heritage and history over time and across regions, while also specializing in a particular area or theme. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
York St John University
York, United Kingdom

Interested in investigating the key role of language in education and how it affects our learning? On our Educational Linguistics programme you will have the chance to think a ... +

Interested in investigating the key role of language in education and how it affects our learning? On our Educational Linguistics programme you will have the chance to think about the key role of language and linguistics in education, and about how discourses around language shape classroom practices and policies. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
York St John University
York, United Kingdom

The questions ‘what does it mean to be human?’ and ‘what is justice?’ have inspired philosophers and influenced the development of religious and ethical thought throughout his ... +

The questions ‘what does it mean to be human?’ and ‘what is justice?’ have inspired philosophers and influenced the development of religious and ethical thought throughout history. This course will introduce you to some of the most important topics in religion, philosophy, and ethics and give you a full understanding of their historical and contemporary contexts. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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