Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences

Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences bridges the gap between the Arts, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences, offering students a unique university experience. A range of undergraduate and postgraduate study attracts students with the mental agility and adaptability to challenge complex problems.  

Undergraduate Courses

From economics to earth sciences, sonnets to stars; you can create your own degree with an integrated year abroad, in civic leadership, or in Computer Science.

Postgraduate Courses

Our uniquely flexible Interdisciplinary Study postgraduate programme allows you to build a wealth of knowledge and pursue beyond disciplinary borders.

Our Community

Hear from our students about what it's actually like being a Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences student. Find out more about our student society and meet our successful alumni.

Our Events

Find out more about the exclusive experiences available to our students including prestigious guest speakers, social activities, conferences, cultural trips, and overseas travel.


Join Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences as an international student. A hub for all the information you will need when considering to study at the University of Birmingham.


Focus: Cultural Programme roundup


What a term it was! The LANS Community attended a wide range of events from Shakespeare in Stratford to ballet in Birmingham.

Festive Updates from our Year Abroad students!


Over the festive period we have heard from a range of our third year students currently on their Year Abroad and have been enlightened as to how they have been spending their first holidays in their host countries.

End of week eleven

The Nutcracker; Christmas around the world; Student theatre; the V&A Fashioned from Nature; Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness: Responses

In November the LANS Community went to see a performance of a play based on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

End of week ten

A Year Abroad report, Christmas drinks and the Southern Universities Trampolining League.

End of week nine

A visit to Birmingham Open Media and a conference call for participants.

End of week eight

Year Abroad, B-Enterprising, Heart of Darkness and the LANS Society Christmas extravaganza.

Graduate stories: Paige Tracey

Paige graduated with a Class I with Honours BA Liberal Arts and Sciences (Philosophy Major) in July 2018.

End of Week Seven

Year abroad - Netball - Lunch - Get FloJo back to Old Joe

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Contact Us


Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences Hub
Ground floor, ERI Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Our Community

Find out more about our student society, our successful alumni and how you can join us as an international student - everything that makes LANS a vibrant community.

Our Events

Find out more about the prestigious guest speakers, social activities, conferences, cultural trups, and overseas travel exclusively available to our students.

Our Staff

Our talented academics and professionals come from a diverse array of disciplines, find out more about the roles our staff perform in LANS and across the university.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 415 8236