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

Liberal Arts

By studying Liberal Arts at UEA, you can enjoy the prospect of taking control of your studies while still being supported by a course structure. This is an...

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BA

Politics (with a Foundation Year)

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a humanities degree, with our innovative Foundation Year programme. At UEA we believe everyone...

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BA

English Literature (with a Foundation Year)

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a humanities degree, with our innovative Foundation Year programme. At UEA we believe everyone...

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BA

History (with a Foundation Year)

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a humanities degree, with our innovative Foundation Year programme. At UEA we believe everyone...

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BA

History of Art (with a Foundation Year)

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a humanities degree, with our innovative Foundation Year programme. At UEA we believe everyone...

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BA

Philosophy (with a Foundation Year)

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a humanities degree, with our innovative Foundation Year programme. At UEA we believe everyone...

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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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BA

Film and Television Studies (with a Foundation Year)

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a humanities degree, with our innovative Foundation Year programme.

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Research

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  News
25 Nov 2020

Domestic abuse frontline staff reveal strain of work in lockdown

In the upheaval of Britain’s first national lockdown, one crucial sector of social care workers were largely overlooked – but new research from the University of...

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Security CCTV camera with military personnel in background
03 Nov 2020

Vienna attacks a reminder of shared security challenges

With investigations continuing into the shootings overnight in Vienna, a professor of international politics says the media should be “careful in labelling the...

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The White House in Washington DC
27 Oct 2020

Decision 2020: UEA experts on next week’s US presidential election

UEA experts in American politics, courts, society, history and international relations are providing analysis and context around the approaching US presidential...

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Event

Virtual Postgraduate Open Event

  • Jan 18, 2021 00:00AM
  • Online
  • Postgraduate Education
  • Free