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University of Sussex

Arts and Humanities (with a foundation year)

UCAS Code: Y001

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C-C,C,C

You should have at least grade C in a relevant subject. You will need evidence of a broad range of GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 4 or above (or grade C).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

26-28

From the full IB Diploma. Successful application for the foundation year will be evidence of academic ability in essay-based humanities and social science subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

You will need evidence of a broad range of GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 4 or above (or grade C), including stronger grades in essay-based humanities and social science subjects.

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,C

Including essay-based humanities and social science subjects.

UCAS Tariff

96-105

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

92%
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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

**About the course**

Our Arts and Humanities Foundation Year will familiarise you with academic research. You gain essential skills in critical analysis, developing arguments and self-expression.

Explore a range of subjects - such as history, philosophy and literature - and tailor your course to your personal interests.

You can continue your studies following a specialism of your choice, confident that you're following the right path for you.

**About Sussex**

Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.

Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.

**Location**

We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.

We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.

With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Modules

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Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£18,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Sussex

Department:

Art History

TEF rating:

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