Faculty of Arts and Humanities
We explore what makes us human through the study of languages, cultures, histories and ideas. We are home to eight departments and schools, and have a track record for research excellence that attracts students from all over the world.
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Faculty of Arts and Humanities ranked amongst world’s best in global subject rankings
The Faculty has been ranked 78th in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 in new rankings published today (22 March 2023), which marks a rise of 28 places from last year.
The Ukrainian language classes helping Britons talk to refugees
Many Ukrainian refugees who have fled to the UK are living with British families who do not speak their native tongue. The University has launched a new language course aimed at helping hosts and guests communicate. The BBC went along to a lesson.BBC
Major funding set to transform Morecambe Winter Gardens and widen access to arts for young people
A seaside theatre that was once known as the Albert Hall of the north is set for a remarkable restoration, thanks to major new funding secured with the help of Professor Vanessa Toulmin, Professor of Entertainment History in Arts and Humanities.
We are known for our interdisciplinary approaches, our innovative learning and teaching practices and our extensive engagement with external partners and communities.
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