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    I really like the american style of degrees in which you choose multiple subjects to study and minor in and then you choose a major. I prefer this system (where you can try a load of different courses before picking one) to the UK system of just choosing one subject from the start.

    Unfortunately though America is pretty messed up (in terms of gun laws, politics, lack of universal health care) so I'd prefer not to study there.

    Does anyone know of other countries which teach undergraduate degrees in a similar style? I'm open to anywhere really, but I'm keen on studying abroad so I don't want a course in the UK.

    Thanks for your help!
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    (Original post by joebs)
    I really like the american style of degrees in which you choose multiple subjects to study and minor in and then you choose a major. I prefer this system (where you can try a load of different courses before picking one) to the UK system of just choosing one subject from the start.

    Unfortunately though America is pretty messed up (in terms of gun laws, politics, lack of universal health care) so I'd prefer not to study there.

    Does anyone know of other countries which teach undergraduate degrees in a similar style? I'm open to anywhere really, but I'm keen on studying abroad so I don't want a course in the UK.

    Thanks for your help!
    There are a number of Liberal Arts courses in the UK (I note you say you'd prefer abroad but just in case you change you mind):
    e.g.
    UCL http://www.ucl.ac.uk/basc
    KCL https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergra...l-arts-ba.aspx
    Bristol http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/under...-liberal-arts/
    Exeter http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduat...barts/liberal/

    There are many others.
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    Frankly, if you go to America (excluding the south), you'll be with a pretty liberal bunch. The environment on college campuses is always different. I really don't think a lack of gun control or universal health care will affect you as an international student from the UK.

    The best American style education is in America. The only thing I'd worry about would be paying $70k x 4 to pay for a Liberal Arts education.
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    Try out Scotland, their system is a good balance between the American and British.
 
 
 
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