Study Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences at the University of Birmingham

Our prestigious Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences programme is designed for talented students who want to study a variety of subjects at degree level. Each student creates their own unique programme, which combines arts and/or sciences and/or social sciences. You will also choose a Major which will serve as your specialism.


Our Courses

Our degrees are four years in length. You will spend your third year studying overseas at one of our 240+ partner universities.

Students can graduate with a BA, BSc, MArt or MSci in Liberal Arts and Sciences depending on their module choices. Students can also graduate with a BSc or MSci in Natural Sciences if they weight their module choices primarily towards the sciences.

Liberal Arts and Sciences at Birmingham

Why Birmingham?

  • We are the University of the Year for Graduate Employment as awarded by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.
  • Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences has a well-established Cultural Programme, which brings poets, academics and scientists to speak to you on campus, whilst taking you on trips beyond the University to the RSC, Lake District, Welsh National Opera and more.
  • We offer a variety of overseas opportunities. In 2017, our students visited Brussels and Rome, whilst you could spend your year abroad in a variety of overseas universities in places such as Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Singapore and the United States.
  • We are currently undergoing a £600 million campus redevelopment, with an inspirational new Library and state-of-the-art Sports Centre.

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