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COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Join our top 5 course in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018)
  • Enjoy greater flexibility than in most academic disciplines
  • Learn to work in an interdisciplinary way
  • Engage with ideas spanning humanities, the social and natural sciences and the fine arts
  • Prepare for your future, gain a wide palette of skills transferable to almost any industry

Liberal Arts is a different kind of degree. In many ways it is where the idea of higher education began. You might already recognise some of its ideas in A levels such as psychology, history, sociology, art, English literature, philosophy, political studies, religious studies, or media studies. Beyond A levels we think of Liberal Arts as philosophical study across humanities, social and natural science, and arts.

If you have many and varied interests and are struggling to fit them all into a single degree then our Liberal Arts course is perfect for you. You will read, reflect on, and discuss many of the most important texts and ideas in the Western tradition, and beyond. You can discuss, debate, and challenge your own thinking in spoken and written work. Study on the programme draws on classical and modern texts, as well as contemporary and popular culture, including film, literature, music and art.

The core modules undertake an adventure into the idea of human freedom. The optional modules look at many aspects of liberal arts education in detail, enabling you to pursue areas you are most interested in, including studies in power and identity, nature, technology, the soul, film and philosophy, religion(s), literature, poetry, the Holocaust, Eastern culture and education. All modules share a rigorous and deeply philosophical approach in exploring their issues and questions.

Example texts include: Plato Republic; Dante Inferno; Milton Paradise Lost; Shakespeare Hamlet; Einstein Relativity: The Special and the General Theory; Van Gogh Sunflowers; Mozart The Magic Flute; Simone de Beauvoir The Second Sex

In Year 1, you are introduced to the Liberal Arts of ancient and medieval times, exploring mysteries surrounding human existence and the science of the cosmos. In addition, you can choose to explore representations of innocence and experience in art and literature, to examine philosophy in cinematic film, to learn about the Renaissance, to be introduced to different forms of the Arts, and to study tragedy in ancient culture.  

In Years 2 and 3, the compulsory modules deepen your understanding of freedom by learning from social theory, philosophy, art and science from the past two and half thousand years of European culture and beyond. In the optional modules you are able to follow your own interests. In the final year, you produce a dissertation on a subject of your choice.

Over three years, you develop the skills to analyse problems and be sensitive to the ambiguities of simple solutions. You will learn to work independently and as part of a group, and to develop your own distinctive voice in the world. Our graduates are well rounded and particularly eligible for all humanities-based graduate-entry jobs, including in law, teaching, media, business, academia, publishing, fashion, politics and public service.

Careers

Graduates are particularly eligible for all humanities-based graduate-entry jobs.

 

Pre-approved for a Masters

If you study a Bachelor Honours degrees with us, you will be pre-approved to start a Masters degree at Winchester. To be eligible, you will need to apply by the end of March in the final year of your degree and meet the entry requirements of your chosen Masters degree.

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Suitable for Applicants from:

UK, EU, World

Field Trips

Students and tutors have visited art galleries (Tate Modern, The National Gallery, Van Gogh museum, Musée d’Orsay), and two local observatories; they have attended music concerts in London and elsewhere; they participate in our Liberal Arts for Teachers scheme, working with school pupils from Tower Hamlets; and each year they have attended student-led Liberal Arts conferences in England, Holland, and Germany.

Study Abroad

Our BA (Hons) Liberal Arts course provides an opportunity for you to study abroad in the United States of America (USA).

For more information see our Study Abroad section.

Learning and Teaching

Our aim is to shape 'confident learners' by enabling you to develop the skills needed to excel in your studies here and as well as onto further studies or the employment market. 

You are taught primarily through a combination of seminars and tutorials. The seminars are small groups in which we read and discuss the relevant books and ideas together. This gives the Liberal Arts students a strong identity and a very supportive environment for learning. 

In addition to the formally scheduled contact time such as lectures and seminars etc., you are encouraged to access academic support from staff within the course team, your personal tutor and the wide range of services available to you within the University.

Independent learning

Over the duration of your course, you will be expected to develop independent and critical learning, progressively building confidence and expertise through independent and collaborative research, problem-solving and analysis with the support of staff. You take responsibility for your own learning and are encouraged to make use of the wide range of available learning resources available.

Overall workload

Your overall workload consists of class contact hours, independent learning and assessment activity.

While your actual contact hours may depend on the optional modules you select, the following information gives an indication of how much time you will need to allocate to different activities at each level of the course.

Year 1 (Level 4): Timetabled teaching and learning activity*
  • Teaching, learning and assessment: 228 hours
  • Independent learning: 972 hours
Year 2 (Level 5): Timetabled teaching and learning activity*
  • Teaching, learning and assessment: 216 hours
  • Independent learning: 972 hours
    Placement: 12 hours

Year 3 (Level 6): Timetabled teaching and learning activity*
  • Teaching, learning and assessment: 216 hours
  • Independent learning: 984 hours

*Please note these are indicative hours for the course. 

Our approach complements well the broader aims of the University to shape 'confident learners' by enabling students to develop the skills needed to excel in their studies here and to transfer these skills to postgraduate studies or to the employment market. The core belief of the Liberal Arts, and of our programme, is that higher education challenges the learner to engage with ways of thinking that change how we think about ourselves, about others, and about the world in general.

Location

Taught elements of the course take place on campus in Winchester

Teaching hours

All class based teaching takes places between 9am – 6pm, Monday to Friday during term time. Wednesday afternoons are kept free from timetabled teaching for personal study time and for sports clubs and societies to train, meet and play matches. There may be some occasional learning opportunities (for example, an evening guest lecturer or performance) that take places outside of these hours for which you will be given forewarning.

Assessment

Liberal Arts assesses your work and your progress in two main ways. There are essays attached to each module, and by the end of your studies we intend for you to become a confident writer. In addition, a range of modules offer oral assessment to complement the essays writing

We ensure all students have an equal opportunity to achieve module learning outcomes. As such, where appropriate and necessary, students with recognised disabilities may have alternative assignments set that continue to test how successfully they have met the module's learning outcomes. Further details on assessment types used on the course you are interested in can be found on the course page, by attending an Open Day or Open Evening, or contacting our teaching staff.

Percentage of the course assessed by coursework

The assessment balance between examination and coursework depends to some extent on the optional modules you choose. The approximate percentage of the course assessed by different assessment modes is as follows:

Year 1 (Level 4)*:

  • 81% coursework
  • 3% written exams
  • 16% practical exams

Year 2 (Level 5)*:

  • 72% coursework
  • 2% written exams
  • 26% practical exams

Year 3 (Level 6)*:

  • 80% coursework
  • 0% written exams
  • 20% practical exams

*Please note these are indicative percentages and modes for the programme.

Feedback

We are committed to providing timely and appropriate feedback to you on your academic progress and achievement in order to enable you to reflect on your progress and plan your academic and skills development effectively. You are also encouraged to seek additional feedback from your course tutors.

Further information

For more information about our regulations for this course, please see our Academic Regulations, Policies and Procedures.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

2021 Entry: 96-112 UCAS tariff points

Our offers are typically made using UCAS tariff points to allow you to include a range of level 3 qualifications and as a guide, the requirements for this course are equivalent to:

  • A-Levels: CCC-BBC from 3 A Levels or equivalent grade combinations (e.g. CCC is comparable to BCD in terms of tariff points)
  • BTEC/CTEC: MMM-DMM from BTEC or Cambridge Technical (CTEC) qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: To include a minimum of 2 Higher Level certificates at grade H4
  • T Level: Pass (C or above on the core) in a T Level

In addition to the above, we accept tariff points achieved for many other qualifications, such as the Access to Higher Education Diploma, Scottish Highers, UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma and WJEC Applied Certificate/Diploma, to name a few. We also accept tariff points from smaller level 3 qualifications, up to a maximum of 32, from qualifications like the Extended Project (EP/EPQ), music or dance qualifications. To find out more about UCAS tariff points, including what your qualifications are worth, please visit UCAS.

In addition to level 3 study, the following GCSE’s are required:

  • GCSE English language at grade 4 or C, or higher

 If English is not your first language, a formal English language test will most likely be required and you will need to achieve the following:

  • IELTS Academic at 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all four components (for year 1 entry)
  • We also accept other English language qualifications, such as IELTS Indicator, Pearson PTE Academic, Cambridge C1 Advanced and TOEFL iBT.

If you will be over the age of 21 years of age at the beginning of your undergraduate study, you will be considered as a mature student. This means our offer may be different and any work or life experiences you have will be considered together with any qualifications you hold. UCAS have further information about studying as a mature student on the UCAS website which may be of interest.

Course Enquiries and Applications

Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827234
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International Students

International students seeking additional information about this programme can send an email to International@winchester.ac.uk or call +44 (0)1962 827023

Visit us

Explore our campus and find out more about studying at Winchester by coming to one of our Open Days.

Year 1: Level 4

Modules Credits

Liberal Arts and the Examined Life 15

Our first core module in the Liberal Arts degree takes us to the world of Antiquity. We will read together one of the key texts of the last 2500 years in the western tradition – Plato’s Republic – looking at its analysis of the problem of injustice and its proposals for creating a just city. We will visit Plato’s cave and think about the significance of this as a model for critical education across many different cultural, political and social arenas. The suggestion that the soul and the city should find themselves in each other will also be part of our discussions. We will also read Virgil’s Aeneid together. Here we will reflect on exile, journeys, love affairs, and tears, as well as the representation of the underworld, which will prepare us for returning there with Dante in a later module. The module begins by trying to do justice to the existential experience of beginning your degree, something we will return in three (or six) years' time.

Liberal Arts and the Harmony of the World 15

This module looks at the first principle of harmony in ancient and medieval liberal arts as it was seen to condition and structure the ethical and metaphysical properties of the universe. We will think about this idea of harmony, explored in various ways across modules in year one, in relation to music, astronomy, maths, rhetoric and philosophy and the accompanying ideas of civilisation and barbarism. We will see why music was deemed so dangerous in Plato’s Republic and Laws, how it is related to maths in the teachings of Pythagoras and the influence of these ideas on Plato’s Timeaus. This will form part of an introduction to the Quadrivium and Trivium subjects of Liberal Arts upon which we can begin to think about the nature of a modern liberal arts education.

Renaissance Humanism 15

This module introduces students to the idea of ‘humanism’ in the Liberal Arts tradition with particular reference to the ideas, themes and practices (Christian, Islamic and Judaic) central to the period of Western history called the Renaissance. We will explore the revival of classical learning in the studia humanitatis, some of the key features and figures of artistic, literary and political life as well as the darker and stranger side of the Renaissance as it colluded with or promoted slavery, sexual exploitation and warfare. Most importantly the module will illustrate ways in which the Renaissance holds an ‘educational’ import both within itself and in terms of a legacy. Where appropriate, tutors will relate the material to both ancient and more modern issues and ideas. The module aims to increase student knowledge and understanding of the Renaissance but also to draw out its fundamental import for the notion of education in its widest sense.

Dante and the Inferno 15

In this module we return to the underworld that we last visited with Aeneas. It is still Virgil that acts as our guide, but this time accompanied with Dante The Pilgrim. Before reading the Inferno together we will explore the model of the medieval cosmos that shaped Dante’s imagination. This means looking the Ptolemaic model and in particular at the idea of emanation that explained how the spheres moved truth through the universe. We will read Christian, Islamic and Judaic sources from the period. The bulk of the module will be the journey through the Inferno, looking at various incidents and their significance. We will employ Dorothy L Sayers’ reading of the Inferno as our companion commentary, gaining religious and sociological insight from her work. Having emerged from the Inferno with our guides, we will look at a recent controversy surrounding the question of plagiarism on the part of Dante with regard to earlier Islamic sources.

Comedy and Tragedy in the Ancient World 15

In this module we study some of the dramatic works of ancient Greek comedy and tragedy to introduce us to various ideas about the nature of human experience and representation. As modes for depicting the experience of loss and suffering or the dissolution of identities and reputations, both comedy and tragedy engage the audience with the ludicrous and fragile nature of human existence. In the first instance, students explore the cultural context within which ancient Greek tragedy and comedy emerged, considering the rise in tandem of theatre and democracy. Students will look at some of the key conventions of Greek drama, drawing contrasts with modern theatre. And students will explore the contrasting aesthetics of Plato and Aristotle: can we construe tragedy as a means by which to purge the soul of negative emotions? With various cultural, aesthetic and philosophical ideas in sight, students will read three canonic Greek tragedies: Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex and Oedipus at Colonus and Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes and Aristophones’ comedies The Clouds and Lysistrata. Reference will also be made to the works of Euripides, Seneca, as well as modern adaptations of Greek tragedies and comedies such as André Gide’s Oedipus (Oedipe: drame en trois actes, 1930).   

Paradise Lost 15

In Liberal Arts and the Harmony of the World we immersed ourselves in the harmonious cosmos of the ancient world, its soul, its motions, its music and its mathematical structure. We considered the nature of the relation between Plato’s unchangeable eternal Forms and the changeable life of the created universe. We continue in this vein by looking at the related themes of innocence and experience. Using a range of philosophical, religious, artistic and literary texts and ideas, we explore a world of innocence and ‘demonic experience’ in Milton’s Paradise Lost, Blake’s art and poetry, the social, political and educational implications of the ‘loss of childhood’ in western modernity and whether Huxley’s Brave New World has anything still to teach us about what it means to be human.

Film and Philosophy 15

To what extent is film a medium for philosophical thinking? Just how far can it go in bringing about a higher education regarding human existence and experience? Is film as a medium able to ‘think’? In this module we will analyse the confluence of philosophy and film from across a wide variety of films, texts and theorists. From, for example, Plato and Aristotle to Descartes, Nietzsche and Kant, and from, for eample, The Matrix and Contact to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Truman Show, Her, Inception, Synecdoche, Arrival and Fight Club, we will inquire into big questions and ideas through the prism of film and discover ways in which the composition of scenes, screenplays, acting styles, colour, pacing, order and music in film serve to deepen our philosophical curiosity, insight and understanding.

What is education? 15

In this module we will begin to ask what the nature and purpose of education is, including Liberal Arts education.  We will bring various philosophical, social, religious and political perspectives to bear upon the idea and significance of education in ancient and modern societies, including recent models of educational provision. We will explore the relationship between education and the self, education and the wider society, education and knowledge, education and freedom and we will explore, reflect on and challenge mechanical models of learning in debates about the future and philosophy of higher education. The module gives students the chance to reflect on their own experiences of education and those of others and introduces them to various educational ideas and concepts through which to make sense of and/or critique them.

Year 2: Level 5

Modules Credits

Freedom Nature Truth 15

When we think about inequality in the world at large, and in modern western society in particular, it is often the case that the idea of nature, or natural social relations, acts as a foundation for social and political thinking. In this module we will explore how the concept of nature has shaped many of the most important and significant perspectives on freedom in modernity, and at the competing visions of natural ‘man’ and natural justice that form the major cultural and political conversations. We will try to understand various explanations of the origin of social inequality, using the methodology of problem and solution in assessing their diagnoses of injustice and prescriptions for justice. 

Nature Truth Freedom 15

Nature, truth, and freedom often sound as if they are separate and need to be studied in discreet academic disciplines. But Liberal Arts has always treated them as three aspects of the one understanding of the universe and of life within it. In this module we go back to the beginning of liberal arts to explore the way that the nature of the cosmos was conceived and modelled according to conceptions of truth and freedom, or first principles. This enables us then to study the history of physics and the study of nature, and to follow its development from Aristotle to Newton. We will look at the medieval cosmos from different religious perspectives, and at the revolutions that emerged from several natural scientists. From this work we will be able to see how the modern age came to define itself scientifically, politically and philosophically, a theme we will pick up again in the next mandatory module in year 2.

Optional Modules
  • European Culture and the Holocaust (Shoah) - 15 Credits
  • Power of the Teacher - 15 Credits
  • Art as Education - 15 Credits
  • Liberal Artists in the World - 15 Credits
  • Contradictions of Enlightenment - 15 Credits
  • Minds, Souls and Bodies - 15 Credits
  • The Black Atlantic - 15 Credits
  • Learning from the East - 15 Credits
  • Core Texts 1 - 15 Credits
  • Music and Philosophy - 15 Credits
  • Independent Study - 15 Credits
  • Education & Nature: learning in the Anthropocene - 15 Credits
  • Volunteering - 15 Credits
  • Culture: High and Low - 15 Credits
  • Other Animals: Contemporary Moral Frontiers - 15 Credits
  • Eating Well: Food and Value in the 21st Century - 15 Credits
  • Displaced: Forced Migration and Refugees Today - 15 Credits
  • Stories for Children - 15 Credits
  • Exploring Teaching as a Career - 15 Credits

Optional Credits

Freedom Nature Truth 15

When we think about inequality in the world at large, and in modern western society in particular, it is often the case that the idea of nature, or natural social relations, acts as a foundation for social and political thinking. In this module we will explore how the concept of nature has shaped many of the most important and significant perspectives on freedom in modernity, and at the competing visions of natural ‘man’ and natural justice that form the major cultural and political conversations. We will try to understand various explanations of the origin of social inequality, using the methodology of problem and solution in assessing their diagnoses of injustice and prescriptions for justice. 

Nature Truth Freedom 15

Nature, truth, and freedom often sound as if they are separate and need to be studied in discreet academic disciplines. But Liberal Arts has always treated them as three aspects of the one understanding of the universe and of life within it. In this module we go back to the beginning of liberal arts to explore the way that the nature of the cosmos was conceived and modelled according to conceptions of truth and freedom, or first principles. This enables us then to study the history of physics and the study of nature, and to follow its development from Aristotle to Newton. We will look at the medieval cosmos from different religious perspectives, and at the revolutions that emerged from several natural scientists. From this work we will be able to see how the modern age came to define itself scientifically, politically and philosophically, a theme we will pick up again in the next mandatory module in year 2.

Optional Modules
  • European Culture and the Holocaust (Shoah) - 15 Credits
  • Power of the Teacher - 15 Credits
  • Art as Education - 15 Credits
  • Liberal Artists in the World - 15 Credits
  • Contradictions of Enlightenment - 15 Credits
  • Minds, Souls and Bodies - 15 Credits
  • The Black Atlantic - 15 Credits
  • Learning from the East - 15 Credits
  • Core Texts 1 - 15 Credits
  • Music and Philosophy - 15 Credits
  • Independent Study - 15 Credits
  • Education & Nature: learning in the Anthropocene - 15 Credits
  • Volunteering - 15 Credits
  • Culture: High and Low - 15 Credits
  • Other Animals: Contemporary Moral Frontiers - 15 Credits
  • Eating Well: Food and Value in the 21st Century - 15 Credits
  • Displaced: Forced Migration and Refugees Today - 15 Credits
  • Stories for Children - 15 Credits
  • Exploring Teaching as a Career - 15 Credits

Year 3: Level 6

Modules Credits

Freedom is to Learn 1 15

We live in a time when the very idea of what it is to be a human being is questioned at its most fundamental level. The Western tradition seems to have placed the human being at the top of the hierarchy of life and judged everything else as either the same (and therefore worthy) or different (and therefore unworthy). This module looks at recent developments in the question of identity and at its impact on the idea of the modern rational human being. We then critique this idea of human being through the lenses of relativity in science, including the question of ‘time’ and of ‘the atom, and then through the cultural perspectives of race, feminism, animal studies, art, and by way of an introduction to the idea of posthumanism. In each case we will read some of the primary texts together as the beginning our work. The key here is to explore the relation between nature and truth and its impact on our idea of freedom.

Freedom is to Learn 2 15

As we have seen Liberal Arts began in the time of slavery in Ancient Greece, and many of its most fundamental ideas and concepts were shaped by these social relations. Truth, freedom and nature were all forged in the shadow of this injustice. In this module we explore different philosophical perspectives on the power relations that are embodied in ideas of mastery and slavery. This takes us to Hegel’s famous description of lordship and bondage and its relation to life and death. This dialectical, or perhaps educative relation is then explored in a number of different arenas, including some that are fundamental to liberal arts. The challenge here is to see what ways some of these fundamental liberal arts conceptions might be reworked, even revolutionised, by a changed understanding of the logic of mastery, and by a logic of education in which freedom is to learn.

Dissertation 30

This module enables Single Honours or Named pathway students to produce a dissertation solely in Liberal Arts. The subject accepts a very wide definition of what can count as relevant to Liberal Arts. Projects can be a deeper analysis of any aspect of content already covered on the course or a new area building on the skills of theory and critique which is of interest to the student. The dissertation will be a piece of independent research undertaken by the student resulting in an 8,000 – 10,000 word project

Optional Modules
  • Human Nature - 15 Credits
  • Philosophy of the Teacher - 15 Credits
  • Life and Death - 15 Credits
  • Education, Ecologies and Ethics - 15 Credits
  • Independent Study - 15 Credits
  • Core Texts 1 - 15 Credits
  • Core Texts 2 - 15 Credits
  • Sustainability and Social Justice - 15 Credits
  • Disenchantment: modern life and modern living - 15 Credits
  • Stories for Children - 15 Credits
  • Displaced: Forced Migration and Refugees Today - 15 Credits
  • Eating Well: Food and Value in the 21st century - 15 Credits
  • Other Animals: Contemporary Moral Frontiers - 15 Credits
  • Culture: High and Low - 15 Credits

Optional Credits

Freedom is to Learn 1 15

We live in a time when the very idea of what it is to be a human being is questioned at its most fundamental level. The Western tradition seems to have placed the human being at the top of the hierarchy of life and judged everything else as either the same (and therefore worthy) or different (and therefore unworthy). This module looks at recent developments in the question of identity and at its impact on the idea of the modern rational human being. We then critique this idea of human being through the lenses of relativity in science, including the question of ‘time’ and of ‘the atom, and then through the cultural perspectives of race, feminism, animal studies, art, and by way of an introduction to the idea of posthumanism. In each case we will read some of the primary texts together as the beginning our work. The key here is to explore the relation between nature and truth and its impact on our idea of freedom.

Freedom is to Learn 2 15

As we have seen Liberal Arts began in the time of slavery in Ancient Greece, and many of its most fundamental ideas and concepts were shaped by these social relations. Truth, freedom and nature were all forged in the shadow of this injustice. In this module we explore different philosophical perspectives on the power relations that are embodied in ideas of mastery and slavery. This takes us to Hegel’s famous description of lordship and bondage and its relation to life and death. This dialectical, or perhaps educative relation is then explored in a number of different arenas, including some that are fundamental to liberal arts. The challenge here is to see what ways some of these fundamental liberal arts conceptions might be reworked, even revolutionised, by a changed understanding of the logic of mastery, and by a logic of education in which freedom is to learn.

Dissertation 30

This module enables Single Honours or Named pathway students to produce a dissertation solely in Liberal Arts. The subject accepts a very wide definition of what can count as relevant to Liberal Arts. Projects can be a deeper analysis of any aspect of content already covered on the course or a new area building on the skills of theory and critique which is of interest to the student. The dissertation will be a piece of independent research undertaken by the student resulting in an 8,000 – 10,000 word project

Optional Modules
  • Human Nature - 15 Credits
  • Philosophy of the Teacher - 15 Credits
  • Life and Death - 15 Credits
  • Education, Ecologies and Ethics - 15 Credits
  • Independent Study - 15 Credits
  • Core Texts 1 - 15 Credits
  • Core Texts 2 - 15 Credits
  • Sustainability and Social Justice - 15 Credits
  • Disenchantment: modern life and modern living - 15 Credits
  • Stories for Children - 15 Credits
  • Displaced: Forced Migration and Refugees Today - 15 Credits
  • Eating Well: Food and Value in the 21st century - 15 Credits
  • Other Animals: Contemporary Moral Frontiers - 15 Credits
  • Culture: High and Low - 15 Credits

Please note the modules listed are correct at the time of publishing, for full-time students entering the programme in Year 1. Optional modules are listed where applicable. Please note the University cannot guarantee the availability of all modules listed and modules may be subject to change. For further information please refer to the terms and conditions at www.winchester.ac.uk/termsandconditions.
The University will notify applicants of any changes made to the core modules listed above.

Progression from one level of the programme to the next is subject to meeting the University’s academic regulations.

2022 Course Tuition Fees

 UK / Channel Islands /
Isle of Man / Republic of Ireland 

International

Year 1 £9,250 £14,100
Year 2 £9,250 £14,100
Year 3 £9,250 £14,100
Total £27,750 £42,300
Optional Sandwich Year* £1,385 £1,385
Total with Sandwich Year £29,135 £43,685

If you are a UK student starting your degree in September 2022, the first year will cost you £9,250**. Based on this fee level, the indicative fees for a three-year degree would be £27,750 for UK students.

Remember, you don't have to pay any of this upfront if you are able to get a tuition fee loan from the UK Government to cover the full cost of your fees each year. If finance is a worry for you, we are here to help. Take a look at the range of support we have on offer. This is a great investment you are making in your future, so make sure you know what is on offer to support you.

UK Part-Time fees are calculated on a pro rata basis of the full-time fee for a 120 credit course. The fee for a single credit is £77.08 and a 15 credit module is £1,156. Part-time students can take up to a maximum 90 credits per year, so the maximum fee in a given year will be the government permitted maximum fee of £6,935.

International part-time fees are calculated on a pro rata basis of the full-time fee for a 120 credit course. The fee for a single credit is £117.50 and a 15 credit module is £1,763.

* Please note that not all courses offer an optional sandwich year. To find out whether this course offers a sandwich year, please contact the programme leader for further information.

**The University of Winchester will charge the maximum approved tuition fee per year.

ADDITIONAL COSTS

As one of our students all of your teaching and assessments are included in your tuition fees, including, lectures/guest lectures and tutorials, seminars, laboratory sessions and specialist teaching facilities. You will also have access to a wide range of student support and IT services.

There might be additional costs you may encounter whilst studying. The following highlights the mandatory and optional cost for this course:

Mandatory

Printing and Binding

The University is pleased to offer our students a free printing allowance of £20 each academic year. This will print around 500 A4 mono pages. If students wish to print more, printer credit can be topped up by the student. The University and Student Union are champions of sustainability and we ask all our students to consider the environmental impact before printing. Our Reprographics team also offer printing and binding services, including dissertation binding which may be required by your course with an indicative cost of £1.50-£3.

Optional

Reading pack

The reading pack contains the essential readings for each week's seminars and forms the basis for seminar discussions and assessments. Indicative cost is £40 per year.

Field trips

Previous students have attended field trips to London and elsewhere. Train travel and ticket costs will vary. Indicative cost is up to £100 per year.

SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND AWARDS

We have a variety of scholarship and bursaries available to support you financially with the cost of your course. To see if you’re eligible, please see our Scholarships and Awards.

Key course details

UCAS code
V590
Duration
3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
Typical offer
104-120 points
Location
On campus, Winchester