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Liberal Arts

This course represents the finest Scottish Liberal Arts tradition of extensive study over a wide range of subjects and disciplines.

It gives students the freedom to study several different subjects that interest and challenge them, without the requirement to specialise in only one or two. Although students also have the freedom to focus on one subject if they choose.

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Key Facts



(MA(Hons)) Liberal Arts


Degree Duration

5 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 4 Years Degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Students can choose from across the range of MA subjects in both the humanities and social sciences. Modules include:

– Creative Writing
– Economics
– English
– Environmental Science
– Environmental Sustainability
– European Languages
– Film Studies
– Geography

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  • This course will be taught by the Dundee School of Humanities

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.