How to Sign Up for a Humanities Course

A number of students often change their mind about what courses they want to take. If you have applied through UCAS, your entire application will be stored online. If you have changed your mind about your original course, however, you will need to take a few additional steps. Humanities is the study of human processes and experiences. If this sounds interesting to you, you should consider taking a degree in Humanities. The degree focuses on human aspects of societies and cultures. It’s an excellent topic to study, and there are plenty of job opportunities available as well.

Understanding Clearing

Clearing is a common UCAS process that helps match students who don’t have a place in a university with course vacancies in different universities. The criteria for entering Clearing is as follows:

  • Your application for university was submitted after 30th of June, 2017;
  • You didn’t get any offers from any university;
  • Your application did not meet the conditions specified by any university;
  • You have not yet applied to any university.

Clearing launched on the 17th of August, 2017, when the A-level results were announced. It closes officially on the 23rd of October, 2017, which means you have to find a place in the university within that time period. There were several universities that offered Humanitiescourses during Clearing last year.

The Time to Apply

If you are interested in applying through Humanities Clearing 2017, you have to take action quickly. Places generally tend to fill up very quickly during the Clearing, and are usually full within the first week or so. You will have to organise your application and make sure that everything is in order as the application time proceeds.

Virtually any process that relates to expressing, documenting, and exploring human experiences falls under the Humanitiescategory. Some of the subjects that are taught under Humanitiesinclude:

  • English Literature
  • History
  • Archaeology
  • Religious Studies
  • English Language
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Art
  • Music

This is by no means an exhaustive list. Other subjects include Theatre, Linguistics, and Asian Languages. There are many career choices available to people who choose to obtain a Humanities degree. Some of the job opportunities available to you include:

  • Teacher
  • Historic Environmental Consultant
  • Translator
  • Museum Curator
  • PR Executive
  • Support Writer
  • Press Officer

There are many other job opportunities available to people who hold a degree in Humanities. These are just some of the main things that you should know about studying Humanities in Clearing 2017. You just have to make sure that you are proactive enough to apply as quickly as possible in order to secure your position in university.