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University of Bristol

Liberal Arts With Study Abroad (4 years)

UCAS Code: 2T23

Master of Liberal Arts - MLibArts

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B-A,A,A

Standard offer: AAA including an Arts subject and another essay-based subject. Contextual offer: ABB including A in an Arts subject and B in another essay-based subject. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Pass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, including 12 graded level 3 credits at Distinction in an Arts subject. Additional written work may be required.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,D3-D3,M2,M2

Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

4 or C in English Language and Mathematics

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

36-32

Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in an Arts subject and 6 at Higher Level in another essay-based subject Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in an Arts subject and 5 at Higher Level in another essay-based subject Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDD

DDD in a relevant subject with Distinction in specified units, plus A in an Arts subject A-level.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A

Advanced Higher: AA in one Arts subject and one Arts/essay-based subject.

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,A,B

Standard Higher: AAAAB

Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.

UCAS Tariff

112-159

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Liberal arts

Our rich and challenging liberal arts programme allows you to explore the arts and humanities while building crucial skills in analysis and communication that will be valuable to you throughout your degree and beyond.

Like the BA Liberal Arts, this course encourages you to explore subjects and issues across arts and humanities. The first two years of the MLibArts course are identical to the BA, with core units, a numeracy unit and a language unit, as well as optional units. You will also begin to explore your specialist subject pathway, which you will be able to choose from one of the disciplines in the Faculty of Arts.

A special feature of the MLibArts is the opportunity to spend your third year studying abroad at one of the prestigious universities around the world with which the University of Bristol has an exchange agreement. Visit Global Opportunities (https://www.bristol.ac.uk/global-opportunities/) to find out more about where you can study overseas.

The fourth, master's-level year includes a dissertation, units in your subject pathway and other options chosen from across the faculty.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£20,100
per year
International
£20,100
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bristol

Department:

Graduate School of Arts and Humanities

TEF rating:
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What students say


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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

85%
UK students
15%
International students
67%
Male students
33%
Female students
100%
2:1 or above
16%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A*
A
A

After graduation


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Liberal arts

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This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£25,000
med
Average annual salary
99%
high
Employed or in further education
72%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

24%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
19%
Business, research and administrative professionals
16%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals

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