The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences deals with the full range of human experience. Intrinsically interdisciplinary in approach, the Faculty produces cutting-edge research that informs our world-class teaching and inspires our students, academics and the general public. Read more
The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences offers 23 undergraduate degree courses, as well as a wide range of certificates, diplomas and postgraduate qualifications, across 14 disciplines. Each of our qualifications combines insights from the different disciplines, bringing context and breadth to your learning. Our learning materials are informed by the world-leading research our academics conduct. Read more
The Faculty has a vibrant interdisciplinary research culture, across all our 14 subject areas. Our interests span three millennia from understanding classical antiquity to developing future solutions to contemporary environmental challenges. Alongside research on the UK, its rich cultural history and present-day social problems, our research also has a global scope, extending to Africa, Oceania, the Americas, the Middle East and South and East Asia. Read more
On 7th November a new OU/BBC Inside the Supermarket begins on BBC1 at 8pm (except BBC1 Wales).
From Tues 29th October – Fri 1st Nov 2019, a new 4 part OU/BBC series “Autumnwatch” will broadcast live on BBC2 at 8pm.
On Wednesday 9th October 2019 a new OU/BBC TV series will begin on BBC2 at 9.00pm (BBC2 Wales at 11.15pm).
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:00
Blackwell’s Bookshop, 53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1YS
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:30 to 16:30
BP Lecture Theatre, The British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 09:00 to Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 17:00
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