College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Inspiration, stimulation and real-world insight sums up our approach to learning and research across the College of Arts, Humanities and Education.

Our focus is on you as an individual, supporting and challenging you to achieve your best and preparing you for your career, whichever subject you study.

We offer a great student experience, always focusing on you as an individual and working hard to prepare you for the challenges of graduate employment in the 21st century. Our courses are current, topical, relevant and designed to help you progress in your career.

Our strong creative community of staff and students, combined with a dynamic, energetic flourishing creative economy, will allow your talent to thrive and for you to realise your ambitions. We encourage collaboration, reflecting a professional real-world experience where these subjects feed off each other, share facilities and combine resources.

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From training teachers and journalists, to unlocking artists' creativity and developing the intellectual skills for historical or literary critique – we are proud to offer excellence in education, employability and enrichment.

Professor Keith McLay
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College
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