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Welcome to Liberal Arts at Durham

Liberal Arts gives you the opportunity to design your own degree. You can study two, three, or even four subjects, in and beyond the Arts and Humanities, choosing and combining modules in ways which reflect your individual interests and aspirations.
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Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Liberal Arts – formerly ‘Combined Honours in Arts’ – is a flexible multidisciplinary programme, which gives those who want to specialise in more than one subject the chance to study in some of the UK’s most highly-regarded departments in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

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If your interests include English Literature, History, Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies, Classics, Music, or Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, the Liberal Arts programme gives you a way to combine these subjects, and other subjects, including Politics, Economics, Sociology, and Geography, at Durham University.

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Liberal Arts 

Durham University 
Elvet Riverside II 
DH1 3JT 
United Kingdom 

Tel: 0191 334 3017

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World top 30

Our Arts & Humanities subjects are ranked 26th in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2022.


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