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Course summary

Overview Cross the boundaries of subjects and disciplines and build a unique degree that is aligned with your intellectual interests and career objectives. Liberal Arts at UEA harnesses the best research-led teaching from across the University, resulting in a radically different, innovative, and unique programme. The course is based in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, but also taught across the Faculty of Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Sciences. This multidisciplinary and multi-Faculty approach means that in all elements of your degree you will benefit from the world-leading expertise alongside the supportive and inclusive teaching techniques of UEA’s academics, whilst retaining a home and core support network within the Liberal Arts team. Our creative and flexible approach to student-centred learning and strong emphasis on pastoral support encourages you to achieve at the highest level. Liberal Arts at UEA combines academic and intellectual rigour with a supportive community and stimulating atmosphere to ensure an excellent student experience. About the course By studying Liberal Arts at UEA, you can enjoy the prospect of taking control of your studies while still being supported by a course structure. This is an innovative and challenging programme aimed at ambitious and versatile students who do not want to be limited by traditional disciplinary boundaries. Our course is ideal if you wish to study more than one subject area while retaining greater flexibility than traditional joint degrees allow. Whichever subjects you choose, you will be learning at the forefront of your chosen disciplines with our stimulating, exciting research-led programme. The course offers in-depth learning in your chosen field of specialisation, selected from subjects within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, which will constitute your major. This is then complemented by the study of other subjects alongside it, selected from within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the Faculty of Social Sciences, or the Faculty of Science, which will constitute your minor. Your year in placement will give you first-hand knowledge of your chosen field and generate crucial employer contacts to give you an advantage in the job market. Upon graduation you will be well equipped to follow one of a wide range of public or private sector careers, or use your skills to pursue other graduate opportunities. If you are looking for the freedom to follow your interests and passions, wherever these might take you, then Liberal Arts at UEA will be for you. This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead and innovate. Whilst studying Liberal Arts at UEA, you will build an original and unique portfolio of expertise that will make you stand out from the crowd. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please contact us at

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS score of 6.5 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £19250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Liberal Arts with a Placement Year at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS