Taught course

Future Humanities

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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Entry requirements

Whether you're studying entirely online or through a blend of face-to-face and online learning in September 2021, you'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. Before starting the course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning. Our website also has general information for new students about starting university in 2021-22.

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email answers@aru.ac.uk for further information.

Months of entry


Course content

Advance your understanding of social justice and global sustainability with this multidisciplinary Masters course – and make essential contributions to the ecological and political concerns that affect our present and future. Study in Cambridge.

Our MA Future Humanities is the only postgraduate course in the UK that offers humanities and social sciences graduates a multidisciplinary approach to exploring the connections between social and environmental sustainability.

Take your humanities degree in new intellectual directions: explore why sustaining meaningful social contexts for humanity depends on protecting our diverse natural ecosystems. Broaden your team-based, investigative and research skills, and devise strategies to help us achieve a better future.

As a Masters student at ARU you'll benefit from the established learning strategies and analytical rigour embedded in our undergraduate programmes. Our BA Philosophy courses were ranked the UK’s No.1 in the National Student Survey 2020, while our BA History received an overall satisfaction score of more than 94%. You’ll also benefit from our ‘world-leading’ research in humanities (History: Research Exercise Framework 2014) and regular research seminars.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

ARU Applicant Enquiries Team