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Arts and Humanities

Whether it is history, literature, history of art or philosophy, the humanities ask questions about what it means to be alive and how we should interpret the world we find ourselves in. These skills of interpretation and weighing up of evidence can be applied to everyday life, particularly in an age when we are bombarded with information – the humanities are all about debate and perspective. 

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Arts and Humanities: Accredited Courses 2020/21

Summer Term 2020/21 Accredited Arts and Humanities Courses

Please note: all of these courses will be delivered online. A decision on the Autumn term courses will be made in due course, but we will be returning to face-to-face teaching once we are able to.

Students signing up to work towards a Certificate of Higher Education should bear in mind that for future terms they may need to attend courses in York, in person.

 

Autumn Term 2021/22 Accredited Arts and Humanities Courses

Once a decision has been made on the mode of delivery for summer term we will make these courses available to book. 

Progression to Archaeology

Upon completion of 60 or 120 credits, it may be possible for students to progress to the Department of Archaeology for undergraduate study. The following gives an indication of what the department would be looking for:

  • For first year entry, 60 credits from Lifelong Learning with good marks. Students would need to apply via UCAS by January each year.
  • For direct second year entry: 120 credits from Lifelong Learning with good marks (all of the credits must be from Archaeology modules) and two/three weeks digging (offered to Lifelong Learning students during April each year). Students wanting direct entry to the second year should speak to the Admissions Tutor in the department in the first instance.

Please note: it is not possible to progress straight to Masters from Lifelong Learning modules. For further information about progression to the Department of Archaeology, please contact Dr Louise Cooke (louise.cooke@york.ac.uk), Admissions Tutor.

Progression to History

Upon completion of 60 credits, it may be possible for students to progress to the Department of History for undergraduate study. The following gives an indication of what the department would be looking for:

  • For first year entry, 60 credits from Lifelong Learning with good marks. Students would need to apply via UCAS by January each year.

For further information about progression to the Department of History, please contact Dr Helen Cowie (), Admissions Tutor.