Liberal Arts, B.A. | University of Leeds | Leeds, United Kingdom
36 months
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This Liberal Arts degree from University of Leeds is highly flexible, and combines different subject areas, enabling you to shape your degree according to your own interests and enthusiasms.


You choose a major subject from within humanities or social sciences – from a choice of English, History, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology and Cultural Studies. 

You’ll then choose modules from a broad range of Topic areas, which include: Literature and the Visual Arts; Histories and Heritage; Politics and the Modern World; Performing Arts; the Digital World and Media; Visions of Humanity and Contemporary Society. 

The course also provides opportunities for engagement with external partners such as businesses, museums and charities. You'll graduate with intellectual knowledge and the practical, transferable skills that employers look for.

Career opportunities

This Liberal Arts degree from University of Leeds is varied and challenging. It equips you with impressively broad subject knowledge as well as transferable skills that are valued by all kinds of employers. Through your course, you have the option to work with partners external to the University, so you can make connections through you studies and the world beyond the classroom.

You’ll be an excellent communicator who can present and defend your views clearly, and you’ll be comfortable working independently or as a team. You’ll also have strong research skills and highly developed skills of analysis and interpretation.

All of these qualities are attractive to employers, and our graduates have gone on to succeed in areas such as politics, management, the civil service, journalism, the media, education and the charity sector. Many have also pursued postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Student Research Partnerships
  • Independent Research Project in Liberal Arts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-level: AAA
Other course specific tests:
  • Where an applicant is taking the EPQ in a relevant subject this might be considered alongside other Level 3 qualifications and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer.
  • If you are taking A Levels, this would be AAB at A Level and grade A in the EPQ. We welcome applications from mature students with Access qualifications, and from students with a wide range of qualifications.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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