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Liberal Arts (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Liberal arts is for true intellects who want to indulge their curiosity for knowledge. In ancient Greece, liberal arts were essential for a citizen in order to take an active part in civic life. This included participating in public debate, defending yourself in court and serving on juries. The aim was to produce a virtuous, knowledgeable and articulate person. Today, liberal arts at Essex combines subjects to make an intensely rich and stimulating course. Our interdisciplinary approach allows you to choose the range of modules and combinations of disciplines from humanities, arts and social sciences to suit your own interests and curiosity.You spend your third year on a placement gaining relevant work experience within an external business or organisation, giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market and providing you with key contacts within the industry.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,050per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

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