• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This Diploma of Higher Education in Arts and Humanities at The Open University UK encompasses a wide range of fascinating disciplines including art history, classical studies, creative writing, English language, English literature, French, German, history, music, philosophy, religious studies and Spanish.
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Overview

As you work through the course, you’ll develop your cultural literacy and deepen your understanding of the past – while sharpening your critical awareness and refining the skills of debate and analysis that are highly valued by employers.

Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Arts and Humanities at The Open University UK 

  • Develops your understanding of our rich cultural heritage from a great diversity of perspectives, periods and subjects 
  • Offers the opportunity to specialise in one or more subjects    
  • Practice and refine the skills of argument and analysis, enhancing your employability
  • Builds your study skills and knowledge giving a solid foundation for further study

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Time limit – 12 years

  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative writing 
  • Exploring art and visual culture 
  • Exploring philosophy
  • Music, sound and technology 
  • Reading and studying literature
  • Telling stories – the novel and beyond

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
  • At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6024 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6024 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6024 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6024 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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