Whether you aspire to run theatres, curate exhibitions or create films, start your career in the creative, and cultural industries with a degree in Liberal Arts.
Why study Liberal Arts?
You will explore the key concepts and arguments framing the broad study of the Humanities, using this knowledge to inform and stimulate your own creative work. Alongside learning how to share ideas effectively through written, digital and oral presentation you'll also explore the media through which narrative can be effectively communicated.
Drawing on modules from a range of connected associate disciplines the degree will help you discover creative methods of engagement and leadership that will help you to shape the future of cultural, heritage and creative industries.
There are also opportunities for you to complete industry work placements. The programme aims to help you build a network of contacts that can offer support as you progress into your career.
Why St Mary's?
St Mary’s is a small and beautiful campus university in London, with an open and friendly environment.
You will be taught by leading academics and industry specialists. They will help you to prepare for a wide variety of careers that demand creative, analytical and flexible thinking. They will look to support you as an individual and work hard to help you develop the skills that employers look for.
There will also be opportunities to attend field trips to cultural institutions, such as the Royal National Theatre, Museum of London and the Imperial War Museum.
You can study this degree at a pace that suits you:
The two-year pathway enables you to progress more quickly into the workplace.
- The programme can be taken as a traditional three-year degree or as an accelerated two-year programme with two summer school intensives
- The degree offers opportunity for industry-led work placement combined with field trips to various cultural institutions
- Many opportunities to engage in public presentation and creative projects through media outputs, film, podcast and/or performance