Kingston University London

Foundation Year Humanities and Arts

Kingston University London
In Surrey

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Important information

Typology Foundation degree
Location Surrey
Duration 1 Year
Start Different dates available
  • Foundation degree
  • Surrey
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Start:
    Different dates available

You will study four year-long creative arts and humanities modules during the degree (see module listing below).

Once you've enrolled, you can substitute either Radical Imaginations or Being Human: History and the History of Ideas for the Modern Languages module, provided this does not remove the disciplinary content specific to your named programme.

In addition to these credit modules, you can learn a language for free as part of the innovative Kingston Language Scheme.

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Where and when
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Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7LB, Surrey, England
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Starts Different dates available
Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7LB, Surrey, England
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To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

Introduction to study skills for university. Introduction to a range of humanities and arts disciplines including drama, English literature, creative writing, linguistics, journalism, publishing, history and philosophy. Dynamic two hour interactive lecture workshops for each module. Dedicated tutorial support. Writing and communication support from our Centre for Academic Skills and Employability and the Writing and Oral Skills Project. Language opportunities through the Kingston Language Scheme.

· Who is it intended for?

Students on this programme can go on to further study in a range of arts and humanities subjects. These will prepare you for a wide range of careers. Some common career paths include teaching, the civil service, arts and events management, public relations, journalism, publishing, and work in the performing arts.

· Requirements

A levels: 48points (‘DD' or equivalent) from two A2 subjects BTEC National Diploma: 48 points (‘PPP') from QCFBED Access course: Pass in Access course with a minimum of 60 credits of which at least 45 must be at the higher level GCSEs: candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A*-C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading).

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What you'll learn on the course

Radical Imaginations
History of Ideas
Context and Practice

Course programme

Module listing

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.

Foundation year
  • Radical Imaginations
  • Being Human: History and the History of Ideas
  • Communication in Context and Practice
  • Modern Languages

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