The following is a sample of the typical modules that we offer as at the date of publication but is not intended to be construed and/or relied upon as a definitive list of the modules that will be available in any given year. Due to the passage of time between commencement of the course and subsequent years of the course, modules may change due to developments in the curriculum and the module information in this prospectus is provided for indicative purposes only.
Core Liberal Arts modules
Introduction to Liberal Arts
An introduction to the history of liberal arts education and overview of the global opportunities provided by a skills-intensive, culturally-rich liberal arts degree.
Critical Thinking from a Global Perspective
Investigates the construction and presentation of information allowing students to critically assess the arguments, reasoning, facts and logics behind it. Includes insight on differing global perspectives on knowledge and knowing.
Leading, Learning and Exchange
A unique alternative to traditional work placements. Provides opportunities for students to apply their evolving knowledge and skills to real-world situations. It matches students with researchers, charities, organisations or groups who work on global challenges and enables them to direct their skills directly to a particular issue. With a focus on global contexts and third sector partners it helps to define students as engaged citizens.
Interdisciplinary Methodologies, Global Challenges
Allows students to engage with our world-leading research community. Our world-leading researchers to translate their global research into teachable methodologies that students can apply to their own projects and research.
Students tackle various problems and issues integrated in teams alongside our natural sciences students. The cross-disciplinary nature brings challenging perspectives and unique opportunities to develop innovative solutions.
An opportunity to engage with ethical challenges through formulating questions, engaging with others and working towards solutions. Research focussed while exploring the social responsibility of institutions, governments and other public bodies.
You will be able to select modules from the following areas:
Additional language options as part of your degree
There are currently nine language options available, from beginners to near-native competence depending on the language chosen and existing ability.
Due to the cross-subject nature of the programme timetabling restrictions mean that not all combinations of core modules, subject pathways and language learning may be possible.