Humanities: International Year One Options

The International Year One in the subject area of Humanities opens up a world of intellectual exploration for students intrigued by culture, society and individual human progress. This programme covers a broad spectrum of subjects including Media & Film, International Relations, Social Sciences, and Communications among others. Students will have the opportunity to study at eminent universities and colleges in culturally rich countries like the United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and United Arab Emirates.

Embark on a journey of discovery with the International Year One in Humanities, honing your critical thinking, research, and communication skills. Whether your aspirations lie in academia, public service, or a career in the arts, this pathway will equip you with the necessary knowledge and intellectual prowess to make your mark in the field of humanities.

View the universities and colleges listed below and complete the form at the bottom of the page or speak to your Study Centre if you are interested in progressing to any of these options.


Australia, with its diverse cultural heritage and innovative academic institutions, offers an enriching environment ideal for studying Humanities, providing students with a broad perspective and a deep understanding of human society and culture.

  • UNSW College
  • Deakin College
  • Edith Cowan College
  • Griffith College
  • La Trobe College
  • South Australian Institute of Business & Technology (SAIBT)
  • Sydney Institute of Business and Technology
  • University of Canberra College


Canada, known for its multicultural society and world-class educational institutions, offers an enlightening environment for International Year One students seeking to delve into the rich subject area of humanities.

  • Fraiser International College
  • International College of Manitoba
  • Toronto Metropolitan University International College
  • Wilfrid Laurier International College


In Singapore, renowned for its multicultural society and high academic standards, students pursuing an International Year One in Humanities will find an enriching and intellectually stimulating environment.

  • Curtin Singapore

United Kingdom

In the UK, a hub of rich historical heritage and diverse cultures, International Year One students can immerse themselves in an enriching study of Humanities, fostering a deep understanding of societal complexities and human behaviour.

  • Leeds International Study Centre
  • University of Surrey ISC
  • ARU College
  • The College, Swansea University
  • INTO University of East Anglia


United Arab Emirates

In the United Arab Emirates, a gateway between East and West, International Year One students will engage in an exploration of Humanities amidst a landscape rich in cultural diversity and historical depth.

  • Murdoch University Dubai

United States of America

In the USA, a vibrant melting pot of diverse cultures and thought-provoking ideals, International Year One students will have the incredible opportunity to gain a profound understanding of humanities. It’s a context that fosters free thinking and encourages open dialogues, making it an amazing journey of discovery!

  • Baylor University International Study Centre
  • James Madison University International Study Centre
  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi International Study Centre
  • University of Hartford International Study Centre
  • Western Washington University International Study Centre
  • Queens College GSSP
  • UMass Boston GSSP
  • INTO Drew University
  • INTO George Mason University
  • INTO Hofstra University
  • INTO Illinois State University
  • INTO Oregon State University
  • INTO Saint Louis University
  • INTO Suffolk University Boston
  • INTO University of Alabama at Birmingham

Contact us

If you are interested in applying to any of the above-listed institutions, please complete the form below and a member of NCUK’s Student Support team will provide you with more details. Please note that the availability of specific courses and admission requirements may vary between universities and programmes. Therefore, students are encouraged to contact NCUK for detailed information about available options.