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Open Pathway

Modules

This pathway is an ‘open pathway’ in that it is not set in stone, and you are free to select relevant modules from around the University – with guidance from your Personal Tutor and the Liberal Arts Director of Undergraduate Studies – to suit the aspect of the Open Pathway that you are exploring. Please note that this pathway must be constructed around a specific theme or problem. The modules listed below represent an illustration of the route which you might take through the pathway, but many other variations are possible.

Year One

 

Year Two

In Year Two, students declare either a disciplinary interest or a specialist interest pathway.
An intercalated year abroad is available (optional).

 

Final Year

 

For more information please visit the Liberal Arts study page

 

Real student examples of modules taken within the Open Pathway

Student A

Year 2

Sustainability
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Consumption
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Theories of International Relations
Optional Politics module
30 CATS

The European World,
1500-1750

Optional module, 30 CATS


Student B

Year 2

Sustainability
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Consumption
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Relationship and Family Change
Optional Sociology module
15 CATS

Educational Inequalities
Optional Sociology module
15 CATS

Education and Working with Children
Optional CES module
15 CATS

Developing Psychology
Optional Psychology module
15 CATS


Student C

Year 2

Sustainability
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Consumption
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Applied Ethics
Optional Life Sciences module
15 CATS

Philosophy of Mind
Optional Philosophy module
15 CATS

Organisational Analysis
Optional WBS module
15 CATS

Foundations of Human Sociality and Cooperation
Optional WBS module, 15 CATS


Student D

Year 2

Sustainability
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Consumption
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Writing Human Rights
Optional Law module
15 CATS

Religion, Secularity and Affect
in the Modern World

Optional Theatre module,15 CATS

Nineteenth Century Melodrama in Context
Optional Theatre module
15 CATS

Post-War British Theatre
and Social Abjection

Optional Theatre module,15 CATS