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Humanities and liberal arts courses

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Studying humanities and liberal arts at university

Example course modules

  • Humanities and technologies
  • Engaging with the humanities

Who studies this subject

  • Female : 73%
    Male : 27%
  • Mature : 68%
    School leaver : 32%
  • Full-time : 54%
    Part-time : 46%

What you need to get on a course

Subjects you need

A-levels (or equivalent) usually required

  • No Specific Requirements

Useful to have

  • history
  • Art
  • History of art

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!