Bachelor of Arts Programs in Humanities

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A Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a degree that is given to students who successfully complete a three or four year program at a university or other educational institution. It honors focused study and specialized knowledge on a subject.

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

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BA Applied English

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

The programme, which ofers the chance for learners to major in English, ofers one of the most enduring and popular options internationally in the humanities. Learners will become knowledgeable of the many ways in which English, and more broadly, language is and can be used around the world today. The exciting range of modules covers all areas of the modern feld of English Studies, from Literature and Linguistics, through to Translation & interpreting and Discourse Studies. [+]

BAs in Humanities. Overview The BA Applied English programme is for those interested in studying English as a subject matter in its own right. Students in the programme will become knowledgeable of the many ways in which English, and more broadly, languages are used around the world today. Subjects are offered in the areas of linguistics, literature and translation studies. Aside from being a plaftorm for the development of intellectual faculties, the programme provides ample opportunity for students to engage in the application of their learning. This is done, for instance, through the practice of translation and interpreting. Applied English students will acquire a range of skills transferrable not only to work such as language teaching, translation and interpreting, and editing, but also many settings requiring the ability to identify and deal with real-world problems in an innovative manner. Unique selling points of the programme • Become equipped as a professional communicator in an international setting • Prepare for further study by obtaining the most versatile of undergraduate qualifications • Gain two degrees: an XJTLU degree approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education and a degree from the University of Liverpool • Have the option of earning the qualification entirely in Suzhou, China, or do so at the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate from the BA Applied English programme, you will have: • gained techniques in, and approaches to, the study of English language and literature • the ability to... [-]

BA (Hons) History

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

You will study history at the Greenwich World Heritage Site, itself a living legacy of British scientific, maritime and imperial history, as well as a thriving multicultural centre of contemporary Britain. The pathway explores a wide range of historical topics, from global events to community history, and from witchcraft to the World Wars. [+]

This programme will allow you to combine the study of philosophy and history. You will study at the Greenwich World Heritage Site, itself a living legacy of British scientific, maritime and imperial history, as well as a thriving multicultural centre of contemporary Britain. The pathway explores a wide range of historical topics, from global events to community history, and from witchcraft to the World Wars. You will also engage with a tradition of thinking about the fundamental problems of knowledge and existence. You will have an active engagement with the questions that lie at the very core of our existence: questions of truth, meaning, being, power and desire. Of equal importance is the ability to recognise and challenge the fundamental pre-suppositions underlying a system of thought, and openness to the relations between philosophy and other disciplines.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies

John Cabot University
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Rome

Students majoring in classical studies have the exceptional opportunity to complement their study of classical language and written sources with on-site, first-hand experience of ancient art and material culture in Rome and throughout Italy. [+]

BAs in Humanities. Rome offers students the ideal location for majoring in Classical Studies. The Ancient Roman world is still present in the city’s monuments, artwork, and inscriptions, in its rich museum collections, and in the profound influence of the classical tradition on its contemporary architecture. Students majoring in classical studies have the exceptional opportunity to complement their study of classical language and written sources with on-site, first-hand experience of ancient art and material culture in Rome and throughout Italy. Major Roman library holdings greatly facilitate and enhance research in all areas of classical studies, including such specialized disciplines as numismatics, ancient medicine, science, engineering and industry. While this major emphasizes the study of ancient Roman culture and society, the range of courses is designed to provide a solid foundation in classical civilization as a whole, from Greek and Roman literature to ancient history, philosophy, religion, mythology, archaeology, art, and architecture. Through their choice of major electives, students can focus in more depth on one or more of the areas of Greco-Roman culture that interest them the most. The interdisciplinary study of the Classical World teaches students to think analytically about the foundations of Western Civilization, it also prepares them to think critically about their own contemporary world, and to seek innovative solutions to future challenges. Learning Outcomes for the Classical Studies Major LOS 1: Identify, analyze and interpret major historical, cultural, philological and artistic developments of the ancient Mediterranean World. LOS 2: Analyze text, language, and material culture as... [-]

BA Honours in Creative Writing and English Language

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This course combines the opportunity to improve your writing skills with the development of a thorough knowledge and understanding of the structure, history and usage of the English language. In addition to studying how the language works in its spoken and written forms, and the different kinds of English that exist today, the course provides structured support and guidance in the development of writing skills in various genres (the novel, the short story, poetry, drama, and non-fictional writing). [+]

This course combines the opportunity to improve your writing skills with the development of a thorough knowledge and understanding of the structure, history and usage of the English language. In addition to studying how the language works in its spoken and written forms, and the different kinds of English that exist today, the course provides structured support and guidance in the development of writing skills in various genres (the novel, the short story, poetry, drama, and non-fictional writing). Your knowledge and understanding of English will be enhanced by focusing on its aesthetic possibilities. The course will also equip you with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. This particular combination is suitable for those interested in pursuing a career in any field that involves the highly skilled use of language, such as publishing or journalism, professional writing, or teaching. You could also go on to a career that includes teaching related to language or creative writing. Course content Depending on whether the course is taken as a joint Honours or a major/ minor combination, the balance of the two subject areas varies, but in each year modules deepen your knowledge of the English language and its use, and develop your writing abilities. In Year 3 you will produce either a single substantial work (novel or play) or a portfolio of shorter work (short fiction or poetry). There is a strong focus on future career opportunities, with a programme of visiting speakers from relevant professional areas,... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Chinese-English Translation and Interpretation

Macao Polytechnic Institute
Campus Full time Part time 4 years August 2017 Macau

The programme aims to (1) develop students' English and Chinese communication skills, which they will need to serve as effective and responsible intermediaries between the two languages; and (2) enhance students' awareness of their prospective roles as language specialists in government, business and the professions in Macau's multilingual community. [+]

BAs in Humanities. Objectives The programme aims to (1) develop students' English and Chinese communication skills, which they will need to serve as effective and responsible intermediaries between the two languages; and (2) enhance students' awareness of their prospective roles as language specialists in government, business and the professions in Macau's multilingual community. Career Prospects Graduates are employed as professional translators in the public or private sectors, as teachers of English, and as various office staff in Chinese or foreign institutions or enterprises. Graduates have also continued on to the Master of Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting at the University of Queensland (Australia). Students within Macao can go on to the Master’s program in Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, a joint Master’s program between the Beijing Language and Culture University and the Macao Polytechnic Institute. Study Plan Year 1 Subjects Complete 4 subjects from the elective group A CHIN1101 Modern Chinese I CHIN1102 Modern Chinese II COMP1101 Information Technology Fundamentals COMP1102 Advanced Computer Application ENGL1101 English I ENGL1102 English II ENGL1103 English Listening and Speaking I ENGL1104 English Listening and Speaking II TRAN1101 Introduction to Translation Studies Year 2 Subjects Complete 2 subjects from the elective group B Complete 2 subjects from the elective group C CHIN2101 Chinese Writing CHIN2102 Chinese Practical Writing ENGL2101 English III ENGL2102 English IV ENGL2103 Introduction to Literary Studies ENGL2104 English Practical Writing ENGL2105 Applied Linguistics I ENGL2106 Applied Linguistics II TRAN2101 Introduction to Interpreting TRAN2102 General Translation (E-C) TRAN2103 General Translation (C-E) Year... [-]

Bachelor in English (BA)

Webster University Athens
Campus Full time September 2017 Greece Athens

The student with a major in English selects an emphasis in creative writing; literature, society, and politics; or world drama and playwriting. We also offer a minor in English and minor and certificate in professional writing. In addition, we contribute to the interdisciplinary drama studies minor offered at our London campus. [+]

The student with a major in English selects an emphasis in creative writing; literature, society, and politics; or world drama and playwriting. We also offer a minor in English and minor and certificate in professional writing. In addition, we contribute to the interdisciplinary drama studies minor offered at our London campus. Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the program, students will be able to: Interpret the canonical works and major periods of American and British literature as well as some lesser known works within and outside that canon (including global literature). Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the history and conventions of literary genres, including poetry, drama, and fiction. Interpret individual works within their historical and cultural contexts. Synthesize trends, themes, and/or patterns of language use found in a range of literary texts in response to overarching questions. Evaluate the impact of literature on individuals, societies, and cultures. Analyze the motivations, needs, values, and social dynamics that give rise to literature. Compose thesis-driven, textually-supported literary analyses that apply the conventions of literary study, including close reading and MLA style. Degree Requirements A minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following: 42 required credit hours 3 international language requirement credit hours Applicable University Global Citizenship Program hours Electives English courses completed with a grade lower than C- do not count toward fulfilling the specific course requirements of the major. Each student must complete at least 12 credit hours of courses for the major at the 3000 or 4000 level. At least 21... [-]

B.A. (HONS.) in English

Canadian University of Bangladesh
Campus Full time September 2017 Bangladesh Dhaka

The courses in BA in English program have been offered keeping pace with the liberal arts approach; they are supplemented by along with interdisciplinary electives and major courses. It has the following Majors: Linguistics & TESOL and Literature. [+]

BAs in Humanities. The courses in BA in English program have been offered keeping pace with the liberal arts approach; they are supplemented by along with interdisciplinary electives and major courses. It has the following Majors: Linguistics & TESOL and Literature. Major in Linguistics and TESOL aims at developing students’ expertise and skills in the area of Applied Linguistics so that they may be build their careers as language teachers, teacher-trainers, translators, administrators, or in some other fields where knowledge of linguistic issues is important. Major in Literature acquaints students with British, American, and South Asian English literature (including the translated literature from prominent literary works in other languages) as well as their cultural and historical contexts. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Minimum GPA of 2.50 in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent separately (including additional subject). Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A Levels in two subjects according to Canadian University of Bangladesh scale (A=5, B=4, C=3 and D=2). Subjects with E Grade will not be considered. Candidates who have completed higher secondary education (12 years of schooling) under a system different from SSC & HSC or O & A Levels will have to get approval of the Admission Committee of the University. Candidates who have finished school abroad have to submit verified/attested copies of previous academic documents from their institute/Foreign Ministry & Equivalence Certificate from Secondary & Higher Secondary Education Board, Dhaka. Candidates with less than 60% marks in English, at his/her admission test will be required to complete English... [-]

BA Chinese Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This programme is for applicants who have intermediate to advanced language skills and are looking for a programme where they can acquire China-related knowledge across disciplines while working with the language at a suitable level. At the same time, there are also ab-initio students who require a shorter programme without a year abroad. This programme caters to both types of students. [+]

BA Chinese Studies Duration: 3 years 2016 Entry Requirements A Levels: AAB-ABB IB: 35 (665 at HL) BTEC: DDM Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AAABB Scottish Advanced Highers: AAB Irish LC: 340 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 4 5 (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 Interview Policy: Candidates with ‘non-standard’ qualifications may be invited for interview. Start of programme: September Mode of Attendance: Full-time Who is this programme for? This programme is for applicants who have intermediate to advanced language skills and are looking for a programme where they can acquire China-related knowledge across disciplines while working with the language at a suitable level. At the same time, there are also ab-initio students who require a shorter programme without a year abroad. This programme caters to both types of students. This programme combines the study of Chinese language with the study of China-related subjects in various disciplines. Compared to the existing single-subject BA Chinese degree, there is less emphasis on language learning. Compared to the existing 2-degree BA Chinese and… degree, there is more space to study China-related courses in a range of disciplines. The programme also differs from the existing offerings in that there is no year abroad included. Through the course... [-]

BA in English and American Studies

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The program is offered by the School of English and American Studies. The program may be completed as a major program or as a minor program, the latter is only available for students who are in another major program at ELTE. [+]

BAs in Humanities. The program is offered by the School of English and American Studies. The program may be completed as a major program or as a minor program, the latter is only available for students who are in another major program at ELTE. Students taking the program as a major opt for either the English or the American track at the end of the first term. The three-year long programme does not provide teaching qualifications. Strength of program Students in the English studies track within the English and American Studies BA program are offered a chance to acquaint themselves with the foundations of information technology and typography in the first phase of their studies. This is followed by a series of seminars and lectures aimed at developing students’ competence in using English as a language of global communication, academic writing, and everyday oral argumentation in a scholarly and business environment. Students will thus attain the foundations of academic research, evaluation and critical thinking in English literature, British and American socio-political history, and develop an understanding of the linguistic levels of description and analysis of English (phonology and syntax). Students opting for the American Studies track within the English and American Studies BA program are given the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the background and idiosyncratic features of American history, culture, literature, and the American variety of English. By focusing on these areas of research, the aim of the American Studies track is to impart the students with the foundations... [-]

Bachelor in Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

The BFA in Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media prepares aspiring writers to meet the creative and business challenges of the entertainment industry. By the time you graduate, you will have written two screenplays, three spec TV scripts, one pilot and three short film scripts. You will also work as a staff writer on two web series. [+]

The BFA in Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media prepares aspiring writers to meet the creative and business challenges of the entertainment industry. By the time you graduate, you will have written two screenplays, three spec TV scripts, one pilot and three short film scripts. You will also work as a staff writer on two web series. So if your goal is to create a body of work that could launch your professional writing career, our program will give you the competitive edge you need. BFA Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media Unit Requirements Major Coursework Core 36 Units Major 30 Units Liberal Arts 45 units Electives 9 units TOTAL 120 units BFA Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media Degree Requirements Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and LA 108 Composition for the Artist Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education requirements: 3 Written Communication courses 2 Culture of Entertainment courses 1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course 1 Storytelling & Character Psychology course 1 Historical Awareness course 1 Quantitative Literacy course 1 Employment Communications and Practices course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. BFA Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Research Apply research to create authentic story worlds, characters and dialogue Story Development Skills Generate story ideas that work for feature films, television, short films and web series Develop stories that are... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Studies for the Professions

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

The programme provides you with a set of knowledge and skills in order to communicate effectively in English for professional and business purposes in Hong Kong and internationally. [+]

BAs in Humanities. Applied Programme Code: JS3480 (Broad Discipline of Language, Culture and Communication) Our BA (Hons) in English Studies for the Professions programme is a Major under the Broad Discipline of Language, Culture and Communication. This English Major programme provides you with a set of knowledge and skills in order to communicate effectively in English for professional and business purposes in Hong Kong and internationally, where English functions as the key medium of communication (lingua franca) in various types of professional activity. Upon graduation you should have the ability to handle demanding professional tasks such as: - Writing a challenging press release for an organisation; - Developing promotional materials in the service industries, including air transport, banking, computer and information technology, telecommunications, and tourism, convention and exhibition; - Promoting an organisation’s image through developing corporate literature; - Making requests of colleagues and business partners in complicated situations; and - Critiquing your own professional performance and that of others. Programme Aims Our programme aims to nurture graduates who will have: - a firm grounding in language studies which can be critically and creatively applied in a variety of business and management contexts, especially in multilingual settings; - the ability to exercise judgment and develop intellectual curiosity to work both independently and as part of a team; - the potential to become future leaders and entrepreneurs excelling in communication for professional purposes; - a high level of professional communicative competence in English; - an awareness and understanding of intercultural communication in... [-]

Bachelor's Arts Creative Writing

Santa Fe University of Art and Design - SFUAD
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Santa Fe

Become a practitioner of a literary craft that takes risks, pursues obsessions, both bends and builds upon literary tradition, and draws readers into unique worlds. [+]

A BRAND NEW LITERARY TRADITION - THAT YOU HELP CREATE Become a practitioner of a literary craft that takes risks, pursues obsessions, both bends and builds upon literary tradition, and draws readers into unique worlds. We believe that better readers make better writers – so get ready to crack open books that range from classic literary traditions to contemporary works hot off the presses. Push yourself even further with live audience readings, literary and journalistic publications, and post-workshop revisions. LIBERAL ARTS CORE REQUIREMENTS: 36 CREDITS Liberal Arts Core Requirements (16 credits) FRYE 1025 Liberal Arts Seminar (4 credits) ENGL 1050 Writing Roundtable I (4 credits) ENGL 1051 Writing Roundtable II (4 credits) SOYE 2050 Sophomore Roundtable Seminar (4 credits) Liberal Arts Distributive Core Requirements (12 credits) Cultural Diversity Course (4 credits) Ethical Responsibility Course (4 credits) Options for all courses change on a semester basis. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS: 28 CREDITS CWRT 1060 Living Writers: Foundations (4 credits) CWRT 1061 Living Writers: Revisions (4 credits) CWRT 2050 The Writer and the Word (4 credits) CWRT 2150 Techniques of Creative Writing: Poetry (4 credits) CWRT 2250 Techniques of Creative Writing: Fiction (4 credits) CWRT 2350 Techniques of Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction (4 credits) CWRT 4970 Senior Reading (4 credits) GENRE SPECIALIZATION WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS: 16 CREDITS LITERATURE REQUIREMENTS: 24 CREDITS All CWL majors are expected to take one course under each of the following six categories. Each year, there will be a range of class offerings that fulfill each category. I. Studies in Literary... [-]

BA Honours in International Business with Arabic

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This three-year or four-year course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in the increasingly internationalised business world. The subjects studied incorporate cross-national perspectives, and the comprehensive training in a foreign language places strong emphasis on the day-to-day use of language in a business environment, enabling you to deal with all aspects of business transactions. [+]

BAs in Humanities. This three-year or four-year course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in the increasingly internationalised business world. The subjects studied incorporate cross-national perspectives, and the comprehensive training in a foreign language places strong emphasis on the day-to-day use of language in a business environment, enabling you to deal with all aspects of business transactions. On successful completion of this degree you will have the rare attributes of both fluency in your chosen language and a range of professional skills and knowledge from relevant business areas. You will also be able to experience life, culture and work outside the UK by living abroad for a year and studying alongside local students. Course content This course places the study of business within the global business environment. The focus on developing your Arabic language skills will enable you to thrive in the challenging world of global business. Year 1 and Year 2 prepare you for an optional year-long placement overseas, including study at a recognised educational institution, in a country where Arabic is spoken. The language you study determines the country and universities that are available to you in the Middle East. The course focuses on active student learning, through seminars, workshops, problem-based and blended learning, designed to engage your interest and to promote your learning. Assessment methods include essays, reports, presentations and case studies, as well as time-constrained in-class tests and exams. Subjects of study The following subjects are indicative of what... [-]

Bachelor of Arts

Mary Immaculate College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Ireland Limerick

The programme takes place over four years and is divided into two parts. Part I is equivalent to year 1 and Part II equates to years 2, 3 and 4. Progression to... [+]

Bachelor of Arts

 

CAO minimum entry points 2016: 330

The programme takes place over four years and is divided into two parts. Part I is equivalent to year 1 and Part II equates to years 2, 3 and 4. Progression to Part II is conditional upon obtaining a pass in Part I.In the first year (Part I) students take four subjects from the following:

English French Studies Gaeilge Geography German Studies History Léann Dúchais / Irish Heritage Studies (1st Year Only) Mathematics Media and Communication Studies Music Philosophy Psychology Theology & Religious Studies

There is a free choice of subjects in first year but it is not possible to take French with Theology & Religious Studies.When choosing your subjects in first year, it is essential to have at least two subjects from different second year subject groups (see below) bearing in mind that Léann Dúchais is a first year subject only and those who choose Psychology in first year may not be offered a place in Psychology in second year.At the beginning of second year (Part II) students choose two of the four subjects taken in first year. No more than one subject can be taken from any one of the following groups:... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

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

The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish the successful students with skills relevant to such a double major. It concentrates on two core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language and (b) English Literature, by covering the major authors and issues from 1580 to the present day and by offering a detailed study of all literary genres: poetry, drama, and prose. [+]

BAs in Humanities. Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish the successful students with skills relevant to such a double major. It concentrates on two core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language and (b) English Literature, by covering the major authors and issues from 1580 to the present day and by offering a detailed study of all literary genres: poetry, drama, and prose. The courses of the literature component are so designed to give the student good knowledge of the literary history of Anglophone literature and the cultural conditions under which it is written. The courses of the linguistics component aim to provide the student with a thorough grounding of the principles underpinning the study of language, the diversity of linguistic study. The TEFL courses aim to provide students with the knowledge and skills relevant to teaching English with emphasis on classroom management and the use of technology. Career Prospects: The BA in English Language and Literature enables graduates to pursue careers in the following areas: Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Teaching English Literature The Media. The skills gained through the degree open up possibilities in many areas of the... [-]