University of Winchester

University of Winchester

Modern Liberal Arts

This course offers a different and exciting way for students to plan their studies around their own intellectual interests and questions. The programme is designed for those who, after their first degree, wish to return to higher education without having to commit themselves to a specific subject discipline.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in 1 of the subjects likely to be the main focus of interest.

Course modules

Topics include: ancient, medieval, and modern philosophies; renaissance humanism; modern social and political thought; utopia and tragedy; the holocaust, religion, philosophy and music; aesthetics, psychoanalysis, sociology; philosophies of higher education; education, ecology, race, gender, women's history.

Assessment methods

Credits are differentiated and awarded according to the size and number of written projects, again chosen by the student. Titles are individually negotiated between student and tutor.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King Alfred Campus Winchester SO22 4NR South East

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