You want to learn more about how history has shaped modern times; explore politics, social issues and public services; or tackle the philosophical questions that have captivated humanity for millenia. At ARU, you’ll develop your thinking, while gaining real-life experience through work placements.
Improve your understanding of some of the most pressing crime and social issues today, on our full-time Criminology and Sociology degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad in Germany for one semester and go on overseas field trips. Graduate with skills for a career in many fields, including policing, probation, youth offending and government.
Come face to face with the past, and explore what it can tell us about our present and future lives, with our BA (Hons) History degree in Cambridge.
Here’s the ideal practical and academic preparation for a career in the archaeological, museum or archive worlds.
History and English are fascinating subjects in their own right, but studying them together is excellent training for analysing and expressing complex ideas generally. In other words, you'll be developing abilities that will be useful in a vast range of careers and which employers especially value.
Take on the big questions that have mystified humanity since the dawn of consciousness and discover how the greatest minds have tried to answer them on our full-time Philosophy degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for a semester. Learn to use philosophical methods in your everyday life, and develop skills in problem solving and critical thinking for your future career.
Take on the biggest questions facing humanity and explore how different societies have shaped, and been shaped by, English literature on our full-time Philosophy and English Literature degree in Cambridge. Become a self-reliant researcher with critical and analytical skills suited to many careers, from journalism to local government.
Discover how politics changes your world on our full-time degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for one semester in the US, and get support to find work placements. Develop your critical skills by analysing key political structures and institutions from history and use them to gain an insight into future political landscapes in a career as an analyst, journalist or politician.
Develop your knowledge of public services such as policing, the Armed Forces and youth justice in the UK – and gain a full BA (Hons) degree in just one year.
Look beneath the surface of everyday life on our full-time Sociology degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for a semester, and get support to find work placements. Discover the complexity of modern societies and how they have developed, while gaining critical and analytical skills to impress future employers in careers including community development, policy making and social research.
Gain an in-depth understanding of how human societies and individuals behave, then use your knowledge in a wide range of careers.