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What Does It Mean to Be Human - An Introduction to the Humanities

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About

Answer some of the big questions about being human, and get an introduction to the skills needed in the humanities with What Does It Mean to Be Human - An Introduction to the Humanities at FutureLearn.

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Overview

What does it mean to be human? How do we acquire knowledge? How do we make sense of the world around us?

Key facts:

Through What Does It Mean to Be Human - An Introduction to the Humanities at FutureLearn  you’ll develop the skills and knowledge to start answering these big questions. You will consider the complexity of today’s world and engage in debates on the big ideas underpinning humanities subjects.

You will also develop the foundational skills required in the study of the humanities, including evidence-based problem solving, and intercultural awareness.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Critical and ethical thinking
  • Epistemologies
  • How knowledge is shared through writing

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recommended for learners age 15+
  • This course is for anyone interested in the humanities, or answering questions about being human. You don’t need any previous experience.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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