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Liberal Arts (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Course overview

The foundation year is for talented UK and EU students who do not meet the usual criteria for our degrees. It is an opportunity for you to develop key skills before progressing to the three-year BA Liberal Arts. These skills include communication, critical thinking, teamwork, and digital ability.

Our dedicated foundation tutors will support you throughout the year and help you develop as a learner. This ensures you have the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence before you start your chosen degree. Teaching sessions vary, including lectures, seminars, interactive digital media workshops and trips. You will also meet tutors from your chosen degree.

You will be a full member of the University of Nottingham, with all the experiences and opportunities this offers.

Why choose this course?

  • Small group teaching
  • Dedicated foundation tutors
  • Guest lecturers from a range of degree subject areas
  • Automatic progression to BA upon successful completion
  • The Project module helps you develop as an independent researcher
  • Language options and year abroad available on specific courses

Careers

Overview

Evidence shows that students commencing their university study at foundation level achieve the same levels of undergraduate degree as their fellow direct-route students, which in turn leads to the same wide range of career options.

Careers advice

Studying for a degree at the University of Nottingham will provide you with the type of skills and experiences that will prove invaluable in any career, whichever direction you decide to take.

Throughout your time with us, our Careers and Employability Service can work with you to improve your employability skills even further; assisting with job or course applications, searching for appropriate work experience placements and hosting events to bring you closer to a wide range of prospective employers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

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