United Kingdom

Royal Holloway, University of London

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Physical sciences 2016
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World University Rankings 2018
Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom

Royal Holloway, University of London

Liberal Arts with a Language Year Abroad

A Liberal Arts degree is ideal for creative and inquisitive individuals who have a wide range of interests. Choosing to take this highly-prized yet rarely available degree at Royal Holloway will provide you with the opportunity to create a bespoke programme that is perfectly aligned to your individual interests and passions. Liberal Arts involves an internationally-recognised approach to study that will prepare you for life in our rapidly changing world. Multifaceted, diverse and adaptable graduates are increasingly sought by employers looking for people able to respond quickly and effectively to shifting needs and opportunities. This degree is truly interdisciplinary and will allow you to have adopt either a concentrated or a broad focus in your studies, as you choose from a vast range of subjects available across the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The core courses will enable you to connect with your fellow Liberal Arts students and provide you with a strong foundation upon which to base your chosen studies, and you will prompted to think about how to bring different disciplines into conversation with each other. You will study a Modern European language (French, German, Italian or Spanish) throughout your degree, starting either as a beginner or at an advanced level, ensuring that you learn to speak and write fluently. This will prepare you for an exciting year abroad working, studying or both. This will enable you to immerse yourself in the language and culture and develop a global perspective, taking advantage of the partnerships we have with many prestigious universities or in an approved work placement overseas. You will be taught by internationally renowned experts in their fields and be fully supported by a Personal Tutor. This programme has a strong emphasis on teamwork alongside individual development and will equip you with skills of critical thinking, creativity and adaptability. - One of the top UK Universities; Liberal Arts degrees are well-established in the USA and Canada and are becoming increasingly popular in the UK; Royal Holloway is 15th in the UK and 59th in the world for Arts and Humanities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016). - Careers support; you will have the opportunity to boost your skills by applying for work placements and take advantage of the careers support that we offer to graduates. - Inspiring international community; you will be part of our close-knit international community, the 8,500 students at Royal Holloway are from 130 countries.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Egham