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Liberal Arts at Warwick is a way of approaching what matters most to you through a rigorous and flexible degree. As part of a close-knit community, you will draw on knowledge from a range of disciplines to address complex problems in hands-on seminars. You will design your own degree by choosing a route or a pathway, closely supported by our expert tutors.

Important information: We have made some exciting changes to our BA Liberal Arts degree for 2023 entry. We are currently in the process of updating our department website to reflect these changes.

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BA Liberal Arts

(2024 entry)

Our unique course balances both breadth and depth. It gives you the critical tools to think across disciplines, flexibility with your module choices, and specific expertise in your area of interest.

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What is Liberal Arts?

A Liberal Arts education puts critical thinking and innovative problem solving at the heart of learning. It is based on a long tradition of thinking across different disciplines to solve the most pressing challenges of the day and of the human experience.

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Study abroad

If you want to spend a year studying in another country we can empower you to study abroad at a leading university. We have partnered with Liberal Arts programmes in Europe and Canada that share our passion for interdisciplinarity and critical thinking.

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Graduates from Liberal Arts courses pursue a wide range of careers. As a Warwick Liberal Arts student, you will equally have a range of career opportunities available to you. The variety of opportunities will depend on your chosen route/pathway.

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Hear from our students

We are a close-knit, supportive, and inclusive community. Our students feel a sense of belonging in our department, as well as enjoying all that the wider-University has to offer. Don't just take our word for it, see what they have to say!

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Get in touch

We strongly encourage potential applicants to meet us virtually or in person to find out more about Liberal Arts at Warwick from our tutors and students. Please get in touch with us: LiberalArts at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Offer holders

Have you received an offer from us? Congratulations! Find out what's next and take a look at recommended texts and videos from our staff and student ambassadors. If you have any questions, big or small, or you just want to have a chat, please don't hesitate to drop us an email:

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Entry requirements

We welcome students with Arts backgrounds, Science backgrounds, and those who have studied a range of A levels (or equivalent). If you are interested in building your degree around your passions (with our support), our BA Liberal Arts degree could be the right course for you.

100% satisfaction

Our Liberal Arts course scored 100% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2022!

2nd in the UK

Liberal Arts at Warwick is ranked 2nd overall in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)