Faculty of Arts

Skills for success

As well as giving you specialist knowledge, all of our degrees help you build the essential skills needed for whatever career journey you go on.

Some of the skills you'll develop

  • Adaptability
  • Analysis
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Digital literacy
  • Ethical and moral integrity
  • Focus and discipline
  • Inter-personal skills
  • Language skills
  • Leadership
  • Observation
  • Presentation
  • Public speaking
  • Research skills
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-expression

Did you know?

8 out of the 10 top 'skills for tomorrow', as predicted by the World Economic Forum, are already in our degrees and extra-curricular opportunities

Source: World Economic Forum - Future of Jobs report

Natalie Shortall smiling in front of a black and white patterned background

An arts degree isn’t going to put you on the backfoot in any way.

With the creativity they allow in your ability to think, it gives you such a good perspective on the world and your position within it.

Natalie Shortall

Degree: American and Canadian Studies BA

Current job: Constituency caseworker for MP

Faculty of Arts

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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