MLibArts Liberal Arts with Study Abroad (2T23)

2021 entry
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UCAS code 2T23
Application method UCAS
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees

Fees quoted are for 2020 entry only. Fees for 2021 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2020.

  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £19,500 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course

About MLibArts Liberal Arts with Study Abroad

Our rich and challenging liberal arts programme allows you to explore the arts and humanities while building crucial skills in analysis and communication that will be valuable to you throughout your degree and beyond.

Like the BA Liberal Arts, this course encourages you to explore subjects and issues across arts and humanities. The first two years of the MLibArts course are identical to the BA, with core units, a numeracy unit and a language unit, as well as optional units. You will also begin to explore your specialist subject pathway, which you will be able to choose from one of the disciplines in the Faculty of Arts.

A special feature of the MLibArts is the opportunity to spend your third year studying abroad at one of the prestigious universities around the world with which the University of Bristol has an exchange agreement. Visit Global Opportunities to find out more about where you can study overseas.

The fourth, master's-level year includes a dissertation, units in your subject pathway and other options chosen from across the faculty.

View all our Liberal Arts courses

See a list of all Liberal Arts degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.

Typical offer for MLibArts Liberal Arts with Study Abroad - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAA including an Arts subject and another essay-based subject
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
ABB including A in an Arts subject and B in another essay-based subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in an Arts subject and 6 at Higher Level in another essay-based subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in an Arts subject and 5 at Higher Level in another essay-based subject
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.
Access to HE Diploma offerAccess to HE Diploma in Humanities. The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include:
  • at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above; and
  • at least 12 credits at Distinction in an Arts subject.
Additional written work may be required; please contact the Enquiries team for details.

Mature students are welcome to contact mature-students@bristol.ac.uk to check the suitability of their Access course.
BTEC offer DDD in a relevant subject, with Distinction in specified units, plus A in an Arts subject at A-level
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AA in one Arts subject and another essay-based subject, and Standard Higher: AAAAB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer85% overall, with 8.5 in one Arts subject and another essay-based subject
UK qualificationsFurther information about UK qualifications
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

Arts subjects include: Ancient History; Anthropology; Archaeology; Art (includes all A-levels within the Arts group); Classical Civilisation; Classics; Drama; English Language and Literature; English Literature; Film; French; German; Greek; History; History of Art; Italian; Latin; Media Studies; Music; Performance; Philosophy; Portuguese; Religious Studies; Russian; Spanish; and Theatre Studies.

Essay-based subjects include: All Arts subjects as above, plus Business Studies; Economics; Environmental Studies; Geography; Government and Politics; Health and Social Care; Law; Politics; Psychology; Sociology; and Welsh.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
No specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile A
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements relate to 2020 entry and will be updated for 2021 entry in summer 2020.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS. We may interview mature applicants and applicants with non-standard qualifications.

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