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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.

Modules

Please note that 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 Sustainability that you are exploring. The modules listed below represent an illustration of the route which you might take through the pathway, but many other variations are possible.

For more information on the Sustainability modules, please visit the sustainability website.

Please note that to pursue the Sustainability pathway, you must study Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Social Science I and 30 CATS of Global Sustainable Development modules in your first year.

Year One

 


Year Two

In Year Two, students declare either a disciplinary interest or a specialist interest. Optional intercalated year abroad

 


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 module, 30 CATS

The European World
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 module
15 CATS

Educational Inequalities
Optional module
15 CATS

Education and Working with Children
Optional module
15 CATS

Developing Psychology
Optional module
15 CATS


Student C

Year 2

Sustainability
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Consumption
Core Liberal Arts module
30 CATS

Applied Ethics
Optional module
15 CATS

Philosophy of Mind
Optional module
15 CATS

Organisational Analysis
Optional 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 module
15 CATS

Nineteenth Century Melodrama
Optional module
15 CATS