Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Psychology, English, Sociology)

General

Program Description

Overview

Full-time 3 year program (6 semesters)

The Department of Arts and Humanities at MAHE, Dubai offers a carefully curated BA (Humanities) program that inculcates varied critical and creative skills across three years (six semesters).

The first two years (four semesters) of the program offer a wide range of Foundation Courses for a strong grounding in fundamental concepts. Students have to complete any four (4) foundation courses (from the courses offered) in each semester (semesters 1, 2, 3 and 4) in the first two years. Foundation Courses are offered from the following disciplines:

  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Film Studies
  • Gender Studies.

Electives in the final year of the program give students the option of a Major in:

  • Psychology
  • English
  • Sociology

The program culminates with a research project and the writing of a thesis on a topic of your choice, with faculty guidance.

Key Features

This degree provides a solid foundation for further postgraduate study or research careers. Graduates of BA Humanities have taken up careers in the public sector, NGOs, teaching, journalism, publishing and management.

The subject faculty includes experts in all the major humanities subjects and students will join a critical environment with frequent guest lecturers – academics, researchers, journalists and writers – from different parts of the world. The key features are:

  • The department offers a dynamic environment for learning and research for students.
  • Our faculty are from diverse teaching and research backgrounds.
  • Our program provides a solid foundation for further postgraduate study or research careers.
  • Graduates of Humanities have taken up careers in the public sector, NGOs, teaching, journalism, publishing and management.

Eligilibility

Admission to the this program is open to students who have passed the qualifying 10+2 examination or its equivalent from a recognised board with at least 50% aggregate marks.

Course Completion Criteria

Students must earn a minimum of 120 credits for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities. This must include the final thesis (10 credits) and academic portfolio (5 credits)

Foundation Courses: Students have to complete four (4) foundation courses in each semester (semesters 1, 2, 3 and 4) in the first two years. By the end of the second year, a student is expected to complete a total of 16 foundation courses. (80 credits)

Electives: Electives are offered in the third year (semesters 5 and 6) of the programme. If the student earns 20 out of 25 credits in one of the four disciplines (Psychology, English or Sociology) in the final year, he/she will be awarded a major in that discipline.

Last updated November 2019

About the School

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai Campus is a branch campus of MAHE (Deemed to be University), Manipal India with over 64 years legacy; 400,000+ Alumni & the largest private deemed to be ... Read More

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai Campus is a branch campus of MAHE (Deemed to be University), Manipal India with over 64 years legacy; 400,000+ Alumni & the largest private deemed to be university in the country enrolling over 28,000+ students across 23 disciplines every academic year. Read less