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Queen's University Belfast

Liberal Arts

UCAS Code: Y300

Master of Liberal Arts - MLibArts

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,A

A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

Access to HE Diploma

D:39,M:6

Successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits is required, including 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

36

Successful completion of IB Diploma with 36 points overall including 6,6,6 at Higher Level.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H3,H3,H3,H3

Successful completion of BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (180 credits at Level 3) with 160 credits at Distinction grade and 20 credits at Merit grade

Successful completion of BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) at Level 3) with 900 GLH (including externally assessed units) at Distinction and 180 GLH at Merit.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A,A

Separate targets are shown for Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers but offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of the two.

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,A,B

Separate targets are shown for Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers but offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of the two.

UCAS Tariff

144-168

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

88%
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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Applicants initially joint a generic pathway and may specialise at a later stage. Pathways to be either discipline/subject-specific (e.g. Anthropology, Drama, Economics, English, French, Film, History, International Studies, Irish, Music, Philosophy, Politics, Spanish, Theology) or thematic (e.g. American Studies, Conflict Studies, European Studies, Irish Studies).

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£4,275
per year
International
£16,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£4,275
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Queen's University Belfast

Department:

School of Arts, English and Languages

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