This programme, to be inaugurated in September 2012, draws on courses across the School of Arts, permitting student to specialise in, for example: popular music and film in the Middle East; art, archaeology and music of the Silk Road; music, media and development in Africa. Students must take one course from at least two of the constituent departments/centre, and will write a supervised dissertation on a relevant topic.
Students must take one course from at least two of the constituent departments/centre, and will write a supervised dissertation on a relevant topic.
The following is a complete list of courses in the programme, not all of which are offered in any single year.
Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).
Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.
All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.