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.
Explore how past societies developed and behaved to better understand our present and future lives, on our full-time History degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad in Canada, take part in European field trips and local fieldwork, and get support to find work placements. Broaden your historical knowledge and develop analytical and research skills that, together, can lead to careers in fields such as heritage, museums and genealogy.
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 in the US or Canada. 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.
Do you feel passionate about the health and wellbeing of communities? Public health is brimming with opportunities in the NHS, charities, local government and global non-profit organisations. Study our full-time Public Health degree in Chelmsford and build the skills you need to promote and protect people’s health. Get hands-on experience during community placements, and prepare for a career in healthcare.
Top up your FdA or HND Public Service to an honours degree on this course co-created by public service employers. Advance your skills and knowledge in specialist areas such as youth justice and psychology, and find out what drives policy in the UK’s public services today.
Look beneath the surface of everyday life on our full-time Sociology degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for a Semester in Canada, 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.