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University of Leeds

Arts and Humanities with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: V901

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

Entry requirements


A level

C,D,D

Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement.

60 credits overall including at least 45 credits at level 3 of which 25 must be at Merit or above.

UCAS Tariff

80

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

24%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Humanities

If you would like to study arts, humanities, performance, visual arts or communications at university, but dont currently meet the typical entry requirements for direct entry to a degree, then this extended degree is for you. The foundation year provides a supportive environment where you can make the transition to university study and gain the academic knowledge and study skills you'll need to succeed.You'll develop your understanding of key academic and conceptual approaches used in the arts and humanities and focus on building your critical thinking skills. Study is interdisciplinary, enquiring and creative, focusing on engaging with the world around us and investigating our relationship to history, society and culture.On successful completion of the foundation year, and subject to meeting the requirements for progression, youll continue to year one of your chosen degree course. Recent students went on to study for degrees in broadcast journalism, classical civilisation, English, history, cultural and media studies, philosophy and music.

The Uni


Course location:

University of Leeds

Department:

Lifelong Learning Centre

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

76%
low
Humanities

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Humanities (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

96%
Staff make the subject interesting
92%
Staff are good at explaining things
96%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
68%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

76%
Library resources
96%
IT resources
64%
Course specific equipment and facilities
52%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

82%
UK students
18%
International students
32%
Male students
68%
Female students
94%
2:1 or above
17%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
A
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Humanities (non-specific)

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

68%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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This information is from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

You can use this to get an idea of who you might share a lecture with and how they progressed in this subject, here. It's also worth comparing typical A-level subjects and grades students achieved with the current course entry requirements; similarities or differences here could indicate how flexible (or not) a university might be.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

This is from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, based on responses from graduates who studied the same subject area here.

It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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Graduate field commentary:

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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