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General Studies degrees abroad

The interdisciplinary nature of general studies degrees makes it ideal for students with diverse academic interests. Taking classes in an array of fields, including science, humanities, business, and art, means you’ll be prepared for countless exciting careers.

As a general studies student, you’ll have the flexibility to choose modules that align with your personal and professional goals. The research, analytical, and critical-thinking skills you develop along the way will take your employability to the next level.

Not only will studying abroad give you a wider pool of universities and programs to choose from, but it’ll also leave you with unforgettable memories and lasting friendships. It’s an unbeatable way to combine your higher education experience with your desire to explore the world.

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General Studies program structure

General studies degrees are only offered at the undergraduate level. Two-year associate degrees are a great starting point for individuals who’d like to progress up the academic ladder but are unsure of what subject to specialize in. They’re also a useful springboard into entry-level employment.

Bachelor’s degrees can be studied over three or four years; the exact duration will depend on where you choose to study. The classification of your degree will be determined by the modules you select. For instance, students who take more science-based courses will likely be awarded a BSc, while art and humanities-based options will result in a BA.

In the US, students follow the four-year liberal arts model of education. You’ll take pre-requisite classes in subjects like English and math, before selecting the modules that’ll make up your general studies major.

Teaching methods vary according to the classes you choose. However, lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, and labs are commonplace. Some institutions also offer online and after-work classes so that students can fit their education around their existing work and family commitments.

Because it’s such a far-reaching field, the module options on general studies degrees really are endless. Here are some examples of the subjects you might encounter:

  • Literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Anthropology
  • Business
  • General science
  • Psychology
  • Politics

Types of general studies degrees

General Studies study abroad programs

General studies undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in general studies

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    General Studies - BA Concordia University of Edmonton, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,653 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,413 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Interdisciplinary Studies - BSocSc University of Ottawa, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    31,807 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 43,334 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Interdisciplinary Studies - BA University of Colorado Denver, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    30,641 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,641 USD

    Start date
    August, January, June
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    General Studies - BA Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,046 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,224 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
    Show program overview about Bachelor of Arts, Major in General Studies
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    Interdisciplinary Studies - BIntS Southern Utah University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,822 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,822 USD

    Start date
    January, May
    Show program overview about Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS)

Associate in general studies

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    General Studies - ASc Coast Mountain College, Canada

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,369 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,127 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
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    General Studies - ASc Campbellsville University, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,600 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,600 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    General Studies - AA Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,452 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,415 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
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    General Studies - AGS Southwestern Oregon Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,260 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,260 USD

    Start date
    September, January, April
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    General Studies - AGS Moraine Valley Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,310 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,310 USD

    Start date
    August, January, June
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Diploma in general studies

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    Business Administration: General Studies - Dip NorQuest College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,852 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,410 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
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    Business Administration: General Studies (Kelowna Campus) - Dip Okanagan College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,743 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,000 CAD

    Start date
    January, May, July, September
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    General Studies - UGDip Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,695 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,383 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
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    General Studies - Dip (Des) University of the Fraser Valley, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,472 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,718 CAD

    Start date
    January, May, September
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General studies graduate programs

Master's in general studies

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    Interdisciplinary Studies - MIS Stephen F. Austin State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,562 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,562 USD

    Start date
    January
    Show program overview about Interdisciplinary Studies
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    Interdisciplinary Studies - MA DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,192 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,192 USD

    Start date
    September, January, March
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    Interdisciplinary Studies - MA California State University, San Bernardino, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,723 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,723 USD

    Start date
    August
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    Interdisciplinary Studies (West Valley Campus) - MA Arizona State University (in partnership with Kaplan International), USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    35,280 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 35,280 USD

    Start date
    January
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    Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MA) - MA The University of British Columbia, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,972 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,500 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MA)

Future general studies careers

The unlimited career pathways provided by general studies degrees is what makes them so useful. You’ll graduate with a highly-transferable toolkit that you can apply to almost any sector and role.

Although your employment prospects will be boundless, here’s a taste of common graduate destinations:

  • General manager
  • Public relations specialist
  • Project manager
  • Copywriter
  • Software consultant
  • Social worker
  • Marketing executive
  • Business administrator

No matter what career path you’ve set your sights on, it’s important to gather some relevant work experience. Your university’s careers office can help you apply for placements with local businesses and organizations.