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Arts and Sciences

University College London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

This exciting three-year interdisciplinary programme provides great flexibility and choice across the breadth of UCL's teaching expertise, offering the range and depth of knowledge needed to thrive in our global society. Students create a bespoke programme incorporating both arts and sciences subjects, and study innovative modules to enhance the link between disciplines.

  • UCL's Arts and Sciences programmes allow you to create a bespoke programme, incorporating both arts and science specialisms.

  • Responding to increased demand from employers for outstanding graduates with cross-disciplinary experience, these degrees will equip you with knowledge, skills and insight across arts and sciences subjects.

  • Core modules will enhance your understanding of how different branches of knowledge interrelate. You will also undertake an internship, giving you the chance to explore future employment options.

  • You will study a modern foreign language throughout your degree, chosen from the wide range offered at UCL.

This exciting three-year interdisciplinary programme provides great flexibility and choice across the breadth of UCL's teaching expertise, offering the range and depth of knowledge needed to thrive in our global society. Students create a bespoke programme incorporating both arts and sciences subjects, and study innovative modules to enhance the link between...

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Course Content

Year 1

Core or compulsory module(s)

Approaches to Knowledge: Introduction to Interdisciplinarity
Interdisciplinary Research Methods
Quantitative Methods and Mathematical Thinking
Language

Pathways

Cultures
Health and Environment
Sciences and Engineering
Societies

You will choose three optional modules from your major pathway and one optional module from your minor pathway. Students choosing Cultures or Societies as their major must choose Health and Environment or Sciences and Engineering as their minor pathway, and vice versa. This will ensure that you study a mix of arts and sciences modules throughout the programme.

Year 2

Core or compulsory module(s)

Object Lessons: Communicating Knowledge through Collections
Quantitative Methods 2: Data Science and Visualisation
Qualitative Thinking: Research Methods in Cultural Analysis
Language
Interdisciplinary Elective

Pathways

You will choose your remaining modules from your major parthway and your minor pathway. 

Year 3

Core or compulsory module(s)

The Knowledge Economy (team-based consultancy project)
Dissertation
Language

Pathways

You will choose your remaining modules from your major parthway and your minor pathway. 

Year 1 Core or compulsory module(s) Approaches to Knowledge: Introduction to Interdisciplinarity Interdisciplinary Research Methods Quantitative Methods and Mathematical Thinking Language Pathways Cultures Health and Environment Sciences and Engineering

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Bloomsbury

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

A Levels

Grades

A*AA

Subjects

Major pathway requirements: Cultures : at least one essay-based arts/humanities subject Societies: at least one social sciences or essay-based arts/humanities subject; Sciences and Engineering: Mathematics and one other science; Health and Environment: Chemistry or Biology, and one other science or social science

For more information about A level subject classification, see the BASc website at: www.ucl.ac.uk/basc/prospective/application/alevels

GCSEs

English Language and Mathematics at grade B or 6. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet the foreign language requirement following enrolment, further details at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs

Contextual offer

Grades

AAB (more about contextual offers)

Subjects

Major pathway requirements: Cultures : at least one essay-based arts/humanities subject Societies: at least one social sciences or essay-based arts/humanities subject; Sciences and Engineering: Mathematics and one other science; Health and Environment: Chemistry or Biology, and one other science or social science

IB Diploma

Points

39

Subjects

A score of 19 points in three higher level subjects. Major pathway requirements: Cultures at least one HL from Groups 1, 2 or 6; Societies: at least one HL from Group 1, 2, 3 or 6; Sciences and Engineering: to include higher level Mathematics at grade 6 and a further higher level subject from groups 4 or 5; Health and Environment: to include higher level Chemistry or Biology at grade 6 and a further higher level subject from groups 3, 4 or 5.

Contextual offer

Points

36 (more about contextual offers)

Subjects

A score of 17 points in three higher level subjects. Major pathway requirements: Cultures at least one HL from Groups 1, 2 or 6; Societies: at least one HL from Group 1, 2, 3 or 6; Sciences and Engineering: to include higher level Mathematics at grade 6 and a further higher level subject from groups 4 or 5; Health and Environment: to include higher level Chemistry or Biology at grade 6 and a further higher level subject from groups 3, 4 or 5.

ADDITIONAL TESTS

Eligible applicants will be required to undertake an entrance selection assessment. A student with three arts/humanities/social sciences subjects must take the compulsory maths or science question in the BASc entrance selection assessment in order to be able to major in Cultures/Societies – and vice versa for the sciences.

English language requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. Information about the evidence required, acceptable qualifications and test providers can be found on our English language requirements page.

The English language level for this programme is: Advanced

A variety of English language programmes are offered at the UCL Centre for Languages & International Education.

A Levels Grades A*AA Subjects Major pathway requirements: Cultures : at least one essay-based arts/humanities subject Societies: at least one social sciences or essay-based arts/humanities subject; Sciences and Engineering:...

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Assessment Methods

Both your pathway subjects and the language component will be assessed by written examinations and essays. Project work and a dissertation will contribute to your overall assessment. You will be required to give presentations, work on group projects and multimedia projects and participate in assessed debates.

Both your pathway subjects and the language component will be assessed by written examinations and essays. Project work and a dissertation will contribute to your overall assessment. You will be required to give presentations, work on group projects and multimedia projects and participate in assessed debates.

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