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Royal Holloway, University of London

Liberal Arts with an International Year

UCAS Code: Y001

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

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. Socio-economic factors which may have impacted an applicant’s education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants. We require at least five GCSE passes at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.

Access to HE Diploma

D:24,M:21

Pass with at least 24 level 3 credits at Distinction and the remaining level 3 credits at Merit. Please note that the Access to Higher Education Diploma will only be acceptable if the applicant has had a considerable break from education .

Requirements are as for A-levels where one non-subject-specified A-level can be replaced by the same grade in the Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate

Applicants with the Cambridge Pre-U are strongly encouraged to apply to Royal Holloway. Offers will be made on the basis of equivalent A-Level grades as follows: D3 = A, M1 or M2 = B.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

6,5,5 at Higher Level with a minimum of 32 points overall

Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

H2,H2,H3,H3,H3

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma

DD

Distinction, Distinction in a relevant subject plus an A Level Grade B. We require at least five GCSE passes at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate

D

Distinction in a relevant subject plus A Level Grades B,B We require at least five GCSE passes at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DDD

Distinction, Distinction, Distinction in a relevant subject area. We require at least five GCSE passes at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B,B

UCAS Tariff

128-152

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100%
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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time with time abroad | 2018

A Liberal Arts degree is ideal for creative and inquisitive individuals who have a wide range of interests. Choosing to take this highly-prized yet rarely available degree at Royal Holloway will provide you with the opportunity to create a bespoke programme that is perfectly aligned to your individual interests and passions. Liberal Arts involves an internationally-recognised approach to study that will prepare you for life in our rapidly changing world. Multifaceted, diverse and adaptable graduates are increasingly sought by employers looking for people able to respond quickly and effectively to shifting needs and opportunities.

This degree is truly interdisciplinary and will allow you to have adopt either a concentrated or a broad focus in your studies, as you choose from a vast range of subjects available across the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The core courses will enable you to connect with your fellow Liberal Arts students and provide you with a strong foundation upon which to base your chosen studies, and you will prompted to think about how to bring different disciplines into conversation with each other. In addition, you will study a Modern European language, either as a beginner or at an advanced level for at least the first year; after that you can choose whether to develop your language skills further throughout your degree.

On this programme you will also develop your global perspective by spending a year abroad studying in English, taking advantage of the partnerships we have with many prestigious international universities.

You will be taught by internationally renowned experts in their fields and be fully supported by a Personal Tutor. This programme has a strong emphasis on teamwork alongside individual development and will equip you with skills of critical thinking, creativity and adaptability.

+ One of the top UK Universities; Liberal Arts degrees are well-established in the USA and Canada and are becoming increasingly popular in the UK; Royal Holloway is 15th in the UK and 59th in the world for Arts and Humanities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016).

+ Careers support; you will have the opportunity to boost your skills by applying for work placements and take advantage of the careers support that we offer to graduates.

+ Inspiring international community; you will be part of our close-knit international community, the 8,500 students at Royal Holloway are from 130 countries.

Modules

You will take the equivalent of four units each year. These will be drawn from a variety of departments, and so the teaching and assessment methods will vary widely, depending upon your own choices. In most cases, you will be taught by a mixture of lectures, seminars, and small group tutorials. In all these cases, your learning will be informed by your own independent research. You will be supported in your studies by a Personal Tutor, who will be available to discuss your progress and to provide advice on all academic matters. You will also have access to your instructors for more specific advice about courses. assessment methods will include essays, reports, oral presentations, texts, projects, and examinations. In your final year, you will write a dissertation, a long essay based on your own, independent research, which will be up to 8,000 words in length.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£16,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studyhere/undergraduate/feesandfunding/bursariesandscholarships/home.aspx

The Uni


Course location:

Royal Holloway, University of London

Department:

Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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