French

Overview

French is used by more than 200 million people worldwide, and is an official language of 32 countries. As a student of French, you’ll be immersing yourself in one of the world’s great languages, spoken in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, North America and elsewhere. You’ll also be introduced to the rich literary and cultural traditions of French-speaking peoples. Your major in French will begin in your second year, following an exploratory general first-year program called Humanities I.
 

English and Cultural Studies

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From Old English manuscripts to modern examples of popular culture, studying English and Cultural Studies will introduce you to a centuries-old cultural storehouse. You’ll also examine texts from a variety of national literatures, as well as explore cultural studies, one of the fastest-growing areas of intellectual inquiry in the Humanities. Your major in English and Cultural Studies will begin in your second year, following an exploratory general first-year program called Humanities I. 
 

Communication Studies

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We are living in the information age, and our society needs highly literate graduates who know about the nature, function, and evolution of communication. As a Communication Studies major, you will examine core issues and learn about communication theories so you can make sense of the tangled web of media, culture and language that surrounds us. Your major in the Cognitive Science of Language will begin in your second year, following an exploratory general first-year program called Humanities I. 
 

Cognitive Science of Language

Overview

The clearest, most observable expressions of human thought are found embedded and reflected in the processes of language. As a Cognitive Science of Language major, you’ll explore how we think and how we give expression to our thoughts in this unique blend of linguistics and cognitive psychology. Your major in the Cognitive Science of Language will begin in your second year, following an exploratory general first-year program called Humanities I.
 

Classics

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As a Classics major, you’ll explore the societies, events and cultures of the Mediterranean between 2500 BCE to 500 AD and learn about the impact they still have on our society today. Students in Classics study three main areas: art and archaeology, ancient history and social life, and language and literature. Your major in Classics will begin in your second year, following an exploratory general first-year program called Humanities I.
 

Art History

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Studying Art History helps develop critical skills for studying works of art and visual culture produced throughout the ages. As an art history major, you’ll study selected arts and visual cultures from diverse cultures of the Ancient Worlds, the Middle Ages, Early Modern to Modern, up to the present, including Asian, Canadian, European, and Indigenous arts. Your major in Art History will begin in your second year, following an exploratory general first-year program called Humanities I. 
 

Water Technology

During your studies, you will learn how wastewater is treated not only efficiently, but also in a sustainable and economical manner. You will obtain knowledge and skills to solve water-related challenges in the future. After graduation, you will be a competent professional in the rapidly developing, multidisciplinary area of water and the environment. 

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Technical Physics

The programme focuses on properties of condensed matter, including semiconductors, superconductors, functional magnetic materials, and nanostructures which are vital for technological applications in today's world. 

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Students create a manifesto to encourage universities towards carbon neutrality

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The world is at a tipping point when it comes to climate change and sustainability, and as a result students are more and more vocal about how universities should be stepping up to do their part in creating tangible change. 

In August, the THE consultancy team ran a series of five focus groups with 30 university students from around the world in order to determine what students thought were the most crucial action points for universities to achieve net zero and reverse the damaging impacts of climate change.