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Humanities Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Ever wondered what makes us human? What drives our culture, society, interests and creative pursuits? These are the kind of questions you can explore via different subjects in humanities.The Humanities department is made up of a community of learners from foundation year to PhD level, and works with a range of cultural partners to provide students with industry exposure. At the forefront of international research, many staff are active researchers and well-known figures in their field. Our English Language and Literature research publications are ranked in the UK top 15 for quality, and our History research publications are ranked in the UK top 20 (REF 2014)This foundation year will prepare you for degree level study in a range of disciplines across Humanities whilst emphasising the transferable skills of research and communication, employability and independent learning.Through studying distinctive and stimulating modules, you will engage in a theory and practice combination where you get to pursue your particular academic interests. On successfully completing the foundation year you will qualify to join any of the following degrees:BA (Hons) American StudiesBA (Hons) English Language StudiesBA (Hons) English Language and LiteratureBA (Hons) English LiteratureBA (Hons) English Literature and Creative WritingBA (Hons) English Literature and HistoryBA (Hons) HistoryBA (Hons) History and PoliticsBA (Hons) Journalism and English Literature

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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16,500per year

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UCAS Points : 80

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: Requirements:There are no specific subject requirements for this course. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.Additiona


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Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Specialist country advisors offer support and guidance to international students via in-country visits, online events and a one-to-one booking system.
Northumbria’s City Campus is in the heart of multicultural Newcastle, famous for its safety and friendliness; accommodation is a short walk from campus.

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