The Humanities BA program at York University in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies will introduce you to the major questions of life as you study issues of social, moral and aesthetic value. Drawing from literature, History, Philosophy, Religion, Fine Arts and popular culture courses, the Humanities program enables you to gain a greater self-understanding and appreciation of the diversity of human cultures and experiences. The program pays special attention to what is unique, particular and unpredictable in human experience.
You can combine studies in the Humanities with a related discipline such as History, Philosophy or Women's Studies, exploring complimentary historical, cultural and gender perspectives.
As a Humanities graduate, you will be valued by leaders of the high-tech industry for your:
- creativity and broad-based skills;
- ability to communicate, to sell, to relate and work as part of a team;
- intellectual curiosity;
- critical values.
You will be well-prepared to face your future lives and careers through well-reasoned decisions and responsible actions.
- Learn with professors who have won prestigious York University and National teaching awards - Professor Jan Rehner, Professor Matthew Clark.
- Enhance your learning through computer-based tutorial and discussion groups.
- Isis, the History of Science Society's 95-year-old quarterly publication, was relocating to York and is edited by York humanities professor, Bernie Lightman. It features articles and book reviews covering all fields and time periods in the history of science. Another York professor, Katherine Anderson, is the new Isis book review editor.
Internationalize your degree
Earn an international Bachelor of Arts (iBA). The iBA degree program reflects York's commitment to internationalization and requires you to acquire an international language and to gain international experience on exchange at one of York University's partner institutions abroad. You will benefit from enhanced interdisciplinary and cross-cultural knowledge, which are important components of the department's academic focus. Visit the International program page for more information.
Possible Career Paths Include:
- Public servant
- Information technology officer
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Worlds of Ancient Greece and Rome
- Myth and Imagination in Ancient Greece and Rome
- Egypt in the Greek and Roman Mediterranean
- Greek and Biblical Traditions
- Civilization of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
- The Enlightenment and Human Understanding
- The Modern Age: Shapers and Definers
- 35 months
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- 360-480 credits
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Official Transcripts (all students are required to submit official transcripts except those qualifying as Mature applicants or as Visiting Students on a Letter of Permission)
- Course Descriptions
- Language Proficiency Requirements
- Supplementary Application
International32416 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 32416 CAD per year and a duration of 35 months.
National7037 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7037 CAD per year and a duration of 35 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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