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Compare Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Humanities Studies in United Kingdom 2019

A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is an undergraduate degree that prepares students for a career in their chosen field of study. Depending on the school and program, a BA can usually be earned in three to five years.

Humanities and Social Sciences is a varied field of study that may prepare students for a wide variety of careers in a huge array of industries. Those who wish to work in social services, education or any career involving the arts may benefit from focusing on this area.

Top BA Degrees in Humanities Studies in United Kingdom 2019

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London College of Creative Media

Would you like to earn a living as a writer? Do you dream of being on a TV, Film or Videogames Writing Team? Our Creative and Professional Writing course offers you, the ... [+]

BA (Hons) Creative & Professional Writing

Would you like to earn a living as a writer? Do you dream of being on a TV, Film or Videogames Writing Team? Our Creative and Professional Writing course offers you, the next generation of writers, boundless opportunities for innovation in how your stories are told and enjoyed.

Designed and delivered by industry leaders, our writing degree will help you turn your creative ideas into finished pitches and professional proposals ready for publication. Whether your passion is fiction, script or stories for games and digital media our personal, supportive approach will help you become the writer you want to be.

Minimum of two full Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A Level, BTEC Diploma), one of which must be in English Literature or Language. An Access to Higher Education course or a BTEC Extended Diploma will be considered as equivalent to two full Level 3 qualifications. GCSE grade C/4 or above in Maths and English or a Level 2 equivalent (e.g. Functional Skills). A level B B B Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - DMM ... [-]
United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The Open College of the Arts

The OCA BA (Hons) Creative Writing degree programme is sensitive to the fact that students will be enrolling at different levels of writing expertise. Some will be novice ... [+]

Summary

The programme will allow you to gain experience of writing in a variety of literary forms including life writing, poetry, script writing, short fiction and writing for children, as well as developing your critical understanding of the theoretical and conceptual issues central to the practice of writing.

Degree overview

The OCA BA (Hons) Creative Writing degree programme is sensitive to the fact that students will be enrolling at different levels of writing expertise. Some will be novices for whom this is a first serious foray into creative writing and want to become a writer of published works; others may already have a portfolio of published work behind them. Whatever they bring with them to their degree, studying through OCA will provide a structured and supportive context within which they may foster their formation as writers and gain educational validation for their work. The Level 6 units have been designed to afford an opportunity to focus on a large-scale creative project. Your progression towards its production is facilitated by a mentoring model of tutor-student relationship; students are able to choose their tutor at this level, selecting the specific individual whose specialist expertise most closely matches the nature of the work envisaged.... [-]

United Kingdom Barnsley
August 2019
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York St John University

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 ... [+]

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.

Course Overview

The English Language, Linguistics & TESOL BA (Hons) programme gives you a working knowledge of linguistics - how language is used and structured - and an understanding of theories and methods for teaching English in a multilingual world. You'll be able to choose from a range of specialist modules such as Language, Gender & Sexuality, Forensic Linguistics, Child Language Acquisition and Speech and Language Pathology.... [-]

United Kingdom York
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
St John's College

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, an ... [+]

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. The top-up course is designed for all who want to take their theological studies further, including those active in ministry, both lay and ordained.

This part-time course normally takes two years to complete the distance learning programme. All study material is provided online, so some IT skill is necessary. You will work with your designated personal tutor and can converse with other students via Moodle, so it is possible to do this course anywhere in the world at a time and pace that suits you.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Part-time
2 years
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University of Kent, School of European Culture and Languages

Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world; outside Spain, it is the official language of all countries in South and Central America except Brazil an ... [+]

BA (Hons) in Hispanic Studies

Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world – outside Spain, it is the official language of all countries in South and Central America except Brazil and is widespread in many parts of North America. The Hispanic Studies programme at Kent gives you the opportunity to explore the languages and cultures of Spain and Spanish America while developing your language skills. You can study Hispanic Studies at Kent whether you have an A level or GCSE in Spanish, or whether you are a beginner.

The programme offers some unique features. You have the opportunity to spend a year abroad in Spain, Uruguay or in Peru and we offer advanced language modules focusing on translation and interpreting – valuable skills when looking for employment. Another peninsula language, Catalan, is also taken on this single honours programme.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
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Part-time
4 - 7 years
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GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society

Succeed in today's global market by combining a strong business foundation with leadership, management & communication skills & a recognised qualification in your ... [+]

Accredited by: EPAS CIM

In today's global environment, employers expect graduates to have an international perspective, to understand how business operates with customers and suppliers around the world, and how they are affected by events in other countries. By choosing a degree in International Business with Languages, you’ll gain a solid foundation in business and management together with a recognised foreign language competency that will position you well for a career in international business.

GCU is one of just 69 institutions worldwide to achieve EPAS accreditation which demonstrates to employers that your degree is world-class. The university was commended by EPAS for its exceptional commitment to the ethics, responsibility and sustainability (ERS) agenda. Our graduates contribute to a society which is concerned about sustainable and ethical business.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
4 years
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University of Lincoln

Classical Studies is an interdisciplinary degree programme, drawing on the variety and richness of research and teaching within the School of History and Heritage and the ... [+]

The Course

Classical Studies is an interdisciplinary degree programme, drawing on the variety and richness of research and teaching within the School of History and Heritage and the College of Arts more widely. Students have the opportunity to study the Greek and Roman world and its reception with experts in history and archaeology, the history of art and architecture, heritage and conservation, literary and cultural studies, and philosophy, English, and drama.

The city of Lincoln takes its name from Lindum Colonia: a Roman legionary fortress established in the middle of the first century AD which became a settlement for retired soldiers a generation later. Above and below ground it preserves traces of this history, from fragments of walls and aqueducts to the street plan itself. Traffic still travels through the Newport Arch, its third-century gate, while the University is situated on the Brayford Pool, an inland port with remains of the Roman-period waterfront, connected to the River Trent.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Leeds Beckett University

The best writers are great readers. Explore the principles of great literature. Let your imagination take flight and develop your own creative voice, producing short stor ... [+]

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The best writers are great readers. Explore the principles of great literature. Let your imagination take flight and develop your own creative voice, producing short stories and poetry, as well as scripts for stage and screen. Discuss and debate with award-winning authors, and graduate with a recognized degree and employable skills in literary research and creative communications.

In your final year, you will complete either a literature dissertation or a creative writing project. The number of option modules you study will depend on which independent learning route you choose. If you pick the dissertation, you will take Life Writing and Experimental Writing modules, alongside two literature option modules. If you elect to take the creative writing project, you will have a choice of four literature option modules. Graduate with a recognized degree and employable skills in literary research and creative communications.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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Part-time
3 years
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University of Westminster

History remains among the most fascinating and best-loved of the arts and social science disciplines, and this is an exceptional degree which makes the most of our unique ... [+]

Course summary

History remains among the most fascinating and best-loved of the arts and social science disciplines, and this is an exceptional degree which makes the most of our unique West End location. The course is modern, with a focus on British and European history, but there are many opportunities to study American, imperial and global history as well. A distinctive element of the degree is its focus on the extraordinary history of London.

You’ll learn inside and outside the classroom, on stimulating modules in political, diplomatic, social, cultural and military history, many of which are unique to Westminster.

You’ll explore the streets of the capital, learn how to conduct your own research in London’s unique archives, and graduate as a well- trained and experienced historian, ready to launch yourself into the world of work – in careers such as the media, education, the Civil Service and the Law – or prepared for research or further study.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Stirling

At the University of Stirling, we specialise in teaching French and Spanish in a contemporary, global context. You’ll develop high-level written and spoken linguistic ski ... [+]

Overview

With around 250 million French speakers and 400 million Spanish speakers on the planet, a firm grasp of both languages can open up boundless opportunities.

At the University of Stirling, we specialise in teaching French and Spanish in a contemporary, global context. You’ll develop high-level written and spoken linguistic skills in both languages, as well as build an understanding of the diverse societies, literature and visual cultures that surround them. You’ll also enjoy extensive opportunities to sharpen your French and Spanish skills through our study abroad links with universities in France, Spain, Morocco, Switzerland, Canada or Latin America.

To help you find the perfect professional context for your Modern Languages study, you’ll combine the course with one of eight other subjects that range from International Politics and Management Studies to Secondary Education. Wherever you hope your new-found knowledge of French and Spanish will lead you, we’ll pour all our energy and expert knowledge into helping you get there.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
48 months
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SOAS University of London

This programme is an unrivalled opportunity to study the visual arts, architecture and material culture of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. In the first year, students a ... [+]

BA History of Art and Archaeology

Programme Code: VV43 BA/HArAG

Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDM Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AABBB Scottish Advanced Highers: ABB Irish LC: 320 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 4 4 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 80% French Bacc: 14/20 German Abitur: 2.0 Italy DES: 80/100 Austria Mat: 2.0 Polish Mat: Overall 75% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: Mature students may be considered on the basis of alternative qualifications and experience.

Subjects Preferred: The department welcomes applications from mature candidates with relevant work experience. No particular background is expected for the programme, although for those wishing to specialize in East Asia, some knowledge of the languages of the region is an advantage.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Part-time
3 years
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Cardiff Metropolitan University

The subject will engage with your enthusiasm for reading and literature and introduce you to advanced critical thinking in the form of theoretical practice. You will anal ... [+]

English

The subject will engage with your enthusiasm for reading and literature and introduce you to advanced critical thinking in the form of theoretical practice. You will analyse a wide range of texts (including film and digital narratives) to explore the cutting edge of English as well as its canonical texts.

A mixture of thematic and chronological modules ensures a good grounding in genre, context and period. You will challenge assumptions about the production of narratives and their relationship to questions of authority and identity. The degree has a strong contemporary focus and provides highly valued employability skills.

Modules are taught by a research active team (including Dr Carmen Casaliggi and Dr Elizabeth English) who have research interests in Romanticism, Modernist and Contemporary Literature, gender and sexuality, women's writing, children's literature, fantasy literature, science and literature, with specialisms in the work of John Ruskin, DH Lawrence and J. R. R. Tolkien.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Southampton

Study for a degree in History and gain a valuable understanding of the defining events of the past, recognize their impact upon the present, and develop an insight into t ... [+]

Study for a degree in History and gain a valuable understanding of the defining events of the past, recognize their impact upon the present, and develop an insight into the future. Explore contested narratives and develop your own interpretations by utilizing a wide range of primary evidence while cultivating a highly transferable skill set.

Our diverse range of modules includes the ancient history of Augustus’ Rome, the medieval Crusades, the early modern Tudors, the modern Space Race and the contemporary events of the War on Terror, enabling you to tailor your degree to your interests.

Programme Structure In your first year, you will take core modules on historical and analytical skills and key conceptual tools for historians. You will also select modules from options covering the ancient to near contemporary world, exploring the development of a historical topic over time, and analyzing sources for its study. In your second year, you will choose modules from a wide range of ancient, medieval or modern topics, and undertake a group project involving first-hand research In your final year, you will study in-depth a key historical theme, and complete a dissertation on a research topic of your choice Add breadth to your degree and pursue varied interests by taking the option to complete 25 percent of your programme in another subject Key Facts We possess many collections of original historical documents, including the Wellington, Palmerston and Mountbatten papers and the Parkes Archives All students have the chance to study at universities abroad, including... [-]
United Kingdom Southampton
August 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University Centre Peterborough

The Archaeology and Landscape History degree offered at Peterborough examines British history as represented in the archaeological record and landscape from prehistoric t ... [+]

BA in Archaeology and Landscape History

The Archaeology and Landscape History degree offered at Peterborough examines British history as represented in the archaeological record and landscape from prehistoric to modern times. It examines theory and practice in archaeology and landscape history, providing students with knowledge and skills needed to work in archaeology, museums and archives.

This course is an exciting opportunity to study the increasingly popular subjects of archaeology and landscape history together by offering a multi-period, skills and techniques approach to understanding the development of human activity in northern Europe, from prehistory to the 21st Century as well as the human impact on the whole landscape from fen and coast to upland, from farmed landscapes to urban and industrial areas. You will develop skills in the variety of methods and techniques used to provide fascinating and accurate information to piece together past human activity including field walking, geophysics, handling artifacts, maps and written sources.... [-]

United Kingdom Peterborough
August 2019
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University of Greenwich

This programme allows you to expand the scope and depth of your writing across a variety of formats while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subject pathw ... [+]

This programme allows you to expand the scope and depth of your writing across a variety of formats while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subject pathways.

The programme gives you the opportunity to explore a variety of writing in different forms and genres including fiction, poetry, performance writing, playwriting, and screenwriting. Assessment consists of portfolios of work produced each term, alongside journals and reflective essays, during which you will reflect on and analyze the development of your writing process.

The programme equips you with the skills to work in a variety of textual forms, both producing and analyzing text. It develops the essential skills of communication, independent research, self-discipline and teamwork valued by employers in a wide range of areas while allowing you to develop your writing voice and pursue your interest in writing.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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3 - 6 years
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