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    I've just finished school, I am applying to university post A-Level, as I had to buy myself some more time to figure out what I should study, but a year later I am still stumped.

    Ideally, I would jet off to America or Australia to study there, as their courses are much broader than ours (I would do a Bachelor of Arts), but due to financial reasons this sadly isn't possible.

    So what I'm looking for is a degree that let's me take modules in all sorts of subjects, but I cannot find anything - does anyone know of anything? Or have any other suggestions, anything is helpful right now!

    I studied:
    French AS
    English Lit
    Biology
    Maths

    Thank you!
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    Have you looked into Scottish universities where you can study three subjects?
    And I'm sure Durham uni has a course where you can study across different arts. It might be called combined arts? Look into that
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    Durham have a combined honours degree that lets you combine various Arts & Humanities subjects

    https://www.dur.ac.uk/courses/2013/i...#coursecontent

    Another option would be to look at Scottish universities - you can cover a variety of subjects in your first year and specialise later

    good luck
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    To add to the above, Exeter also have a combined honours degree (might have a slightly different name).
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    Exeter have something called Flexible Combined Honours where you choose your disciplines, similar to Durham's Combined Honours in Arts (or in Sciences). However, whilst they give you more choice, it's still depth.

    For breadth, I'd recommend Lancaster. When you apply for a degree there, you apply for a major - you can take 2 other subjects as minors. So you could study 3 completely different subjects in your first year. In your second year you still have some choice. In terms of breadth, this is the best university I've found.

    Have you heard of Richmond? I think they're an American(-style) university. I don't know anything about it myself, but it could be what you're looking for.
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    In the Netherlands, they have International Liberal Arts colleges (They're universities but go by the name college as in the US, as they're part of a bigger uni and only do an undergrad program), which are much cheaper than the UK. Most are honors colleges and are very good. The best ones include:

    1. University College Utrecht - This one is good for legal things, but also has nice humanities things. It's pretty selective.

    2. Amsterdam University College - This one is a little too preoccupied with sciences

    3. Leiden University College (The Hague) - This one is better for things like politics, legal studies etc.

    EDIT: They're entirely in English.
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    (Original post by aurorastorm)
    I've just finished school, I am applying to university post A-Level, as I had to buy myself some more time to figure out what I should study, but a year later I am still stumped.

    Ideally, I would jet off to America or Australia to study there, as their courses are much broader than ours (I would do a Bachelor of Arts), but due to financial reasons this sadly isn't possible.

    So what I'm looking for is a degree that let's me take modules in all sorts of subjects, but I cannot find anything - does anyone know of anything? Or have any other suggestions, anything is helpful right now!

    I studied:
    French AS
    English Lit
    Biology
    Maths

    Thank you!
    Some places like Durham/Exeter do combined arts courses which offer a lot of flexibility. Several, e.g. Exeter/KCL offer liberal arts and UCL does an arts and sciences BASc, which might interest you in terms of biology and maths
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    UCL do a 4 years arts and sciences BASc degree,
    http://www.ucl.ac.uk/basc
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    thank you all so much for replying, this has helped so much!

    I heard today that St Andrews and Oxford Brookes are worth looking at also, but I can't seem to find the name of the degree - does anyone know what they are called?
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    (Original post by aurorastorm)
    I've just finished school, I am applying to university post A-Level, as I had to buy myself some more time to figure out what I should study, but a year later I am still stumped.

    Ideally, I would jet off to America or Australia to study there, as their courses are much broader than ours (I would do a Bachelor of Arts), but due to financial reasons this sadly isn't possible.

    So what I'm looking for is a degree that let's me take modules in all sorts of subjects, but I cannot find anything - does anyone know of anything? Or have any other suggestions, anything is helpful right now!

    I studied:
    French AS
    English Lit
    Biology
    Maths

    Thank you!
    Try human geography the course at Leicester that I saw said you could look into topics such as history, criminology, economics, languages, psychology.

    There is also the physical one which I did not look at but you look at a lot of scientific research stuff for all the sciences, physics, maths, geology, chemistry, oceanography ect ect
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    hey there,
    I got excepted into university of surrey Liberal Arts and sciences BA. Is anyone else doing it? or does anyone have any thoughts about it?
 
 
 
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