Liberal Arts BA (Hons)

Durham University

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UCAS CODE LA01
Liberal Arts offers the opportunity to design your own programme of study. The Liberal Arts programme complements Durham University’s Single and Joint Honours programmes, enabling you to study modules in up to four subjects in, and beyond, the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. If youre looking for the freedom to follow your intellectual interests wherever these might take you, then Liberal Arts might be the right programme for you. In Liberal Arts its not only possible to study any subject in the ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | No college preference | 3 Years | 27-SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
44th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
7th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

History

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 96 = 4% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK History graduate salary
£22,000

Linguistics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Linguistics graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Linguistics graduate salary
£21,000

Others in Language and Area Studies

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Others in Language and Area Studies graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Others in Language and Area Studies graduate salary
£22,000

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Linguistics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
French
64%
Spanish
45%
History
40%
English Literature
34%
Mathematics
25%

Others in Language and Area Studies

History

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£21,730 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£21,730 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Liberal Studies reviews

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19 Dec 18

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My course is good. I enjoy the academic side of uni, but fees are ridiculous and I don't think there is enough care for...
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18 Dec 18

Liberal Arts BA (Hons)

My overall experience has been great so far - great teaching and facilities but think better student support would...

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How Liberal Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 8 reviews

5 star 13%
4 star 87%
3 star 0%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 943 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 55%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Durham University
CompUniGuide ranking
7th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Durham University is one of the UK’s most prestigious universities and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. It is the third oldest university in England and has a long and impressive history of academic excellence, outstanding research and graduate quality. In fact, Durham boasts one of the most robust undergraduate employment records in Britain and ranks in the top 40 universities worldwide for employer reputation. Durham University hosts thousands of students from over 150 countries and encourages the best and brightest in their academic and professional endeavours. Durham academics are part of global networks and have access a vast array of knowledge and opportunities across many fields. The university is located in the beautiful historic City of Durham, just a short journey away from iconic British landscapes and a number of major UK cities.

Where you'll study

Durham University

No college preference Durham
DH1 3HP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Durham  0.3 miles away

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