Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Birmingham

Undergraduate

Our prestigious Liberal Arts and Sciences programme is designed for talented students who want to study a variety of subjects at degree level. Each student creates their own unique programme which combines arts and/or sciences and/or social sciences. You will typically pick one subject, your Major, which will serve as your specialism. This is then complemented with subjects suiting your interests to give you an original portfolio of expertise at graduation.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    30 September 2019

  • Duration

    4 years


Course details

Modules

First-year modules cover a broad base of the subject and are designed to introduce you to ways of studying at university. By the final year the modules you take will become more specialised and reflect the research expertise of the academic staff. More detailed module information can be found on the ‘Course detail’ tab on the University of Birmingham’s coursefinder web pages.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code Y001
Institution code B32
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level A*AA - AAA Applicants must also complete an admissions essay prior to an offer being made. Applicants will be contacted about the admissions essay in the weeks after submitting their UCAS application provided the rest of their application meets our entry requirements. A strong performance in the essay may result in a reduced AAA offer or even an Unconditional Offer.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are all considered on a case by case basis - contact us for further guidance.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 - 35 points Applicants must also complete an admissions essay prior to an offer being made. Applicants will be contacted about the admissions essay in the weeks after submitting their UCAS application provided the rest of their application meets our entry requirements. A strong performance in the essay may result in a reduced 35 offer or even an Unconditional Offer.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees for international students commencing their studies in 2019/20 are £17,640. https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/International/students/finance/fees.aspx