From poetry to string quartets, and from sculpture to short stories, the extraordinary range of human culture offers rich possibilities for study. This broad and absorbing course develops a deep understanding of the world we live in and how we got here, covering a fascinating variety of perspectives, periods and subjects – including art history, classical studies, creative writing, English language and English literature, history, modern languages, music, philosophy and religious studies.
Key features of the course
- Study a wide variety of subjects with the opportunity to specialise in one or two disciplines to tailor the degree to your interests or needs
- Explore new ways of thinking about the arts and humanities and their relevance in contemporary societies and cultures
- Learn from the OU’s world-class academic research, through high quality module materials and engage with fellow students from around the world
- Develop a range of skills, including effective communication, critical thinking, analysis and self-directed work
- Enrich your knowledge, prepare yourself for further study, or improve your employability in a range of careers