Aberystwyth University has a lively community, rich history, a passion for culture and a thriving arts scene. Here you can take your learning beyond traditional degree programmes and focus on one of six ‘major’ areas that are all taught by experts in their field of Arts and Humanities. Students will also have the opportunity to study any of the four modern languages taught in the department of Modern Languages from beginners or advanced level. If you have broad interests and curiosities in Literary Cultures, Media Cultures, Theatre & Performance, Visual Cultures, and you enjoy finding connections and contrasts between different traditions, this is the ideal degree for you. The University is home to one of the largest Arts Centres in Wales, Aberystwyth Arts Centre. The National Library of Wales a stone throw away from campus. This copyright library houses every book that has been published in the UK. This degree allows you to develop your abilities as a writer, thinker and presenter. You can investigate the way digital, verbal, performance-based and filmic media help us to construct and interpret our contemporary world and our own roles and opportunities within it. You can learn to understand how the cultural and historical foundations of our contemporary world influence its potential presents and futures. You have the option to study French, German, Italian or Spanish from beginners or advanced level. By studying Liberal Arts at Aberystwyth University, you will be gaining sought after transferable skills by employers. Our programme fosters your analytical, evaluative, critical and creative thinking, together with your ability to learn and synthesise new skills and ideas. You will also demonstrate your organisation skills and capacity to work to deadlines, communicate effectively and carry out independent research. At a time when the business world is becoming increasingly global, your experience studying abroad will impress a potential employer. You will learn to view the world from fresh perspectives, becoming more independent, mature, versatile and confident in the process. As Liberal Arts graduate, you could pursue careers in many different areas including including business and commerce, law, teaching and academia, journalism and the media, culture and heritage, the civil and uniformed services. This course also provides an excellent foundation for postgraduate study.