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Humanities courses


Studying humanities at university

Who studies this subject

  • Female : 70%
    Male : 30%
  • Mature : 79%
    School leaver : 21%
  • Full-time : 16%
    Part-time : 84%

What you need to get on a course

Application checklist

Here's a guide to what to expect from the application process - also check individual university entry requirements, as these may differ.

  • January application
  • October application
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio
  • Interview
  • Entry test
  • Work experience
  • Audition

Personal statement advice

Your personal statement is a core part of your university application, and getting it just right takes time. Before you start work on yours, take a look at our five quick tips on writing a personal statement. We'll help you past that writer's block!