Faculty of Social Science and Humanities


Social Sciences and the Humanities Faculty


“The Social Sciences and the Humanities Faculty is currently working on assuring the quality of education with the aim of rendering a better service to prospective students. This is occurring within the context of the proven disciplines that have evolved over centuries and that currently serve as sources of expert support in dealing with changing social circumstances. The information contained in this broacher will provide you with an initial guided orientation to all the new programs currently on offer in the Faculty of the Social Sciences and the Humanities. We invite you to enjoy our hospitality and to join us in taking up the significant and serious challenges of the future!”



The faculty is home to more than 780 regular and continuing undergraduate students. The Faculty of Social Sciences and the Humanities is comprised of 4 academic departments.

Each of our dynamic academic departments offers a wide selection of courses and facilities, giving you more freedom of choice in tailoring your academic experience. We attract students and academics from across the globe, which means exposure to a rich diversity of knowledge, experience and best practice.

Why a study program in the Social Sciences and the Humanities?

A variety of disciplines and study programs equip students for a wide range of professions. Specialized and

more general training programs develop high-level critical thinking skills and the capacity to communicate

effectively in the world of work. The lecturers who teach in the Faculty are all specialists in their respective fields.

The Faculty modifies its undergraduate offerings from time to time with a view to remaining competitive on both the national and international tertiary education fronts.

Students who register for study programs offered in this Faculty will be able to do the following:

  • equip themselves with discipline-specific knowledge, insight and skills;
  • develop analytical skills that are in demand in both the national and the international labor market;
  • acquire critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • conduct research; and
  • talk and write authoritatively about their chosen field of study.


Did you know that a qualification in Social Sciences and the Humanities prepares you for a multitude of career paths in the public sector, the corporate workplace and in academia?

  • Professor
  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • International relations officer
  • Writer and Editor
  • Foreign service worker
  • Journalist
  • Translator
  • Public servant
  • Lawyer
  • Policy developer andanalyst
  • Social worker
  • Guidance and counselor
  • Curriculum development expert
  • Environmentalist
  • Regional planner
  • Cartographer
  • GIS expert
  • Supervisor
  • National and international advisor
  • Socio-economic development worker
  • Business person

Degree programs

Students may choose one of the following four degree programs:

  • English Language and Literature
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • Civics and Ethical Studies
  • Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)

Co-curricular Activities

ELIC (English Language

Improvement Center)