Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities

At the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities, we encourage our students to cross boundaries. Great innovation and progress happens when together we learn from other cultures, disciplines and perspectives, and reach beyond our comfort zone.

Our Foundation Year prepares students for the faculty's BA programmes, giving them the opportunity to connect complex ideas and explore their intellectual potential. We help students to think more deeply and critically, be more collaborative, and look at ideas from many angles.

We're home to areas of study that cross disciplinary lines, from the Centre for Japanese Studies, to the Publishing Project, the Media Suite, Digital Humanities and the East Anglian Film Archive. We also offer interdisciplinary postgraduate courses such as  Gender Studies and Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies.

 

BA

Philosophy (with a Foundation Year)

If you have a passion for Philosophy, but for whatever reason you don’t yet have the grades required for the three-year programme, our Foundation Year will...

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BA

History (with a Foundation Year)

Our Foundation Year course will equip you with everything you need to dive into the past and uncover the rich history of many different periods, countries and...

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BA

Film and Television Studies (with a Foundation Year)

Our Foundation Year offers an alternative route onto our undergraduate courses. You’ll be given a firm and thorough grounding in the skills you’ll need to study...

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BA

English Literature (with a Foundation Year)

Our Foundation Year course offers an alternative route onto our BA English Literature degree, and equips you with everything you’ll need on your journey to...

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BA

History of Art (with a Foundation Year)

Gain the skills you need to excel on a degree in History of Art with our Foundation Year pathway. Majoring in your chosen subject, you’ll be given a thorough...

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BA

Politics (with a Foundation Year)

You can gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a humanities degree with our interdisciplinary Foundation Year programme. At UEA, we...

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BA

Liberal Arts

Build a unique degree that is aligned with your own intellectual interests and career objectives. A Liberal Arts degree offers you a multidisciplinary university...

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MA

Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies

Are you curious about Japan? Would you like to know more about its place in the world and its cultural identity? Whether you are already familiar with some...

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MA

Gender Studies

Look at the world through the lens of gender. In the wake of the #MeToo movement and a much wider public discourse on many other gender issues, there has never...

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Research

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The Mystery of the Magna Carta

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Pen on a book
17 Jan 2022

New Centre for Contemporary Poetry to shine a light on marginalised poets

UEA is set to become the home of a new collection of archives amplifying the voices of poets from underrepresented groups in British and Irish literature, thanks...

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Broadcast House desks
05 Nov 2021

Lights, camera, action! New broadcasting studio opens its doors

This week saw the grand opening of UEA’s new studio in Broadcast House, the new home for Broadcast Journalism and Media students at the University.

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16 Dec 2021

Bestselling authors and inspirational thought leaders announced in UEA Live’s spring line-up

With headliners ranging from literary heavy hitters to up-and-coming social activists, and books that include memoir, political commentary, thriller and...

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