Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Arts refers to the philosophy, human practice and physical expression of creativity found in human cultures and communities through the ability and imagination to create objects, environments and experiences. It offers you various career opportunities in different sectors which includes visual arts, law, journalism, hotel management and many more. Some of the major arts subjects include economics, history, political science, geography, sociology, philosophy, psychology, computer science, regional language, etc. Humanities is an academic discipline which studies aspects of human society and culture. Today, humanities is more commonly compared to natural sciences, and often social sciences, as well as vocational training. Humanities include studies in ancient and modern languages, literature, philosophy, history, archaeology, anthropology, human geography, law, politics, religion and art. Students of humanities are not only well-versed in their subject, they are also great communicators and excellent authors. They also have a love for arts, people and their culture and surroundings as well. Social science is a branch of science dedicated to the study of societies and relationships between individuals within those societies. In addition to sociology, it also covers a broad variety of academic disciplines, including anthropology, archaeology, economics, human geography, linguistics, management science, media studies, musicology, political science, psychology, health and nursing studies and social history. Social science courses are ideal for students who want to learn why humans act the way they do and how human culture works and how it can be changed. Some job possibilities for graduates of arts, humanities and social science are: civil service jobs, charity officer, community development worker, mediator, social worker, professor, museum curator, and many more.

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Arts

Arts can be described as an academic discipline that deals with the study of the human condition, development of the student's critical, argumentative and creative skills. The subjects offered in this field provide and refine creative skills and improves the student’s thought process by providing a larger view of the world and culture through the study of language, history and psychology. Students interested in learning about world affairs, social problems, historical events and human psychology can pursue arts as a career. Some jobs offered to graduates of arts are: lawyer, fashion designer, hotel management, content writing, animator and graphic design and many more.
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Creative Writing

Creative writing is any writing that goes beyond the boundaries of conventional formal, journalistic, scholarly or technological types of literature, usually characterized by the emphasis on narrative art, character development, and the use of literary conventions, or the different traditions of poetry. Creative writing educates students about the basic elements of storytelling as well as the value of setting, scene and plot. Students in creative writing programs will have a chance to gain insight into writing expectations and norms. Creative writing will also help students improve their writing and communication skills, imagination, originality, content and creativity. Jobs graduates in creative writing can get are: advertising copywriter, creative director, magazine journalist, and many more.
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General Studies & Classics

General studies and classics is an interdisciplinary degree that has flexible courses offered to students who wish to establish specific teaching and learning methods that suit their individual academic interests. Courses typically cover a broad variety of topics related to humanities, the arts and sciences, including fields such as industry, education, law, politics, health care, real estate, social services, and more. Such degrees are typically offered by colleges and universities at the Bachelor's level in order to promote the transfer of students to advanced graduate programs. Graduates choose to pursue advanced programs in anthropology, divinity studies, education, fine arts, foreign relations, bibliography, management, nursing, public health, and more, or to select professions related to their interests.
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History

History refers to past events as well as to the recollection, discovery, compilation, organization, presentation and analysis of information on these events. History also involves the analytical discipline that uses narrative to define, discuss, challenge, and interpret the sequence of past events, to investigate the patterns of cause and effect that are connected to them. History studies provide versatility, help students develop strong analytical skills, ability to define, interpret and describe patterns and habits, and a high level of research skills. Students with a Bachelor's degree in history can work as historic buildings and conservation officers, museum curators, historians, broadcasters or academic librarians, researchers and many more.
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Social Sciences

Social sciences are courses that investigate and describe human beings which covers a number of aspects, from understanding how minds operate and how communities act as a whole. Major social sciences include anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, law, linguistics, politics, psychology and sociology. While studying social sciences you will also get an opportunity of trying to understand people, both as individuals and as organisms and along with which you can identify the problems at present and help solve them. Some job opportunities a social science graduate can choose are: advice worker, charity officer, community education officer, urban planner, detective or criminal investigator, and many more.
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Humanities

Humanities includes the study of languages, literature , history, jurisprudence, philosophy, comparative religion, ethics, and the arts using our memory and imagination, showing us where we have been and allowing us to see where we are going. Humanities is a great degree program for people who are curious about humanity and the development of culture and society throughout the ages. Graduate courses of humanities often focus on individual research study, while improving comprehension and writing skills by cultivating an opportunity to learn and explore human behavior, culture, arts, discoveries that humans have invented and are changing with time. Some of the most popular career paths chosen by humanities graduates include: teacher, counsellor, content writer, editor, museum curator, and many more.
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Liberal Arts

Liberal arts education is a standard educational program in Western higher education. Liberal arts typically covers three areas: science, arts and humanities. Its main academic disciplines include philosophy, logic, linguistics, literature, history, political science, sociology, and psychology. Some programs in liberal arts are similar to general education, giving students the ability to select the preferred courses of study. Students acquire skills such as critical thinking and the ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively along with a sense of social responsibility, as well as good analytical and practical abilities, demonstrating the ability to consider complex issues. Graduates can find job opportunities in a wide range of fields which include: art, education, politics, public service social work, military service, medicine, law, economics, and more.
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Literature

Literature generally refers to any set of written or oral works, but more frequently and narrowly refers to writings that are explicitly considered to be an art form, particularly prose fiction, drama, and poetry, as opposed to academic writing and newspaper. The key subjects in literature include: culture and literature, literary study topics, fiction reading, poetry, contemporary drama, classical literature, women's literature. Literature improves the imagination, writing and communication skills of students. Its analysis also offers general knowledge in a wide range of fields of interest, allowing students to think analytically and improving their ability to make sound arguments on any given subject. Graduates of literature can work as: English teacher, publishing assistant, social media manager and many more.
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Linguistics

Linguistics is a scientific study of language which includes an examination of the type of language, the sense of language and the context of language. Traditionally, linguists study human language by studying the relationship between sound and meaning. Linguistics has several disciplines: phonetics, phonology, morphology, grammar, semantics, pragmatism, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, etc. Skills for a good linguist include good communication, analytical and analysis skills as well as problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Professional linguists have outstanding project management and organizational skills as well. Graduates of linguistics can find job opportunities such as: linguistics professor, translator, forensic linguist, technical writer, foreign language teacher and many more.
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Philosophy & Ethics

Philosophy and ethics is the study of general and essential questions regarding nature, understanding, beliefs, reason, mind and language and how to address questions of human morality by identifying principles such as good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and sin, justice and crime. Philosophy degrees include many other areas, including epistemology, logic, metaphysics, aesthetics and philosophy of language, philosophy of law, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion and philosophy of science. The area of ethics includes aesthetics, concerns matters of meaning, and thus includes philosophical values. Graduates of philosophy and ethics can work as: lawyer, banker, counselor, teacher, non-profit worker, social worker and more.
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Gender & Sexuality Studies

Gender and sexuality is a sub-field of social science which is often perceived as identical constructs, studies the role of gender in an individual's life is influenced and influences other people's views of their sexuality. Some of the sub-fields of gender and sexuality studies include gender studies, social science, women's studies, men's studies, LGBTQ studies, etc. Courses of gender and sexuality studies incorporate concepts from fields such as biology, sociology, psychology, ethnic studies, etc. You will study and examine gender identity and how it varies from sexual identity. While studying you are going to explore the relationship between gender and sexuality and other factors, such as race, age, disability, etc. Gender and sexuality graduates can find work in various fields such as, corporate, teaching, social work, law, policy making, health care and many more.
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International Relations

International relations is interdisciplinary in nature, combining the fields of sociology, history and political science to explore issues such as human rights, global poverty, the climate, sociology, globalization, security, global ethics and the political system. Students of international relations are taught about the consequences of globalization and foreign policies. They also learn how political processes work and what their global influence is, ongoing problems in those areas and how to solve those problems, relation between governments and international companies. Other skills that you will acquire are communication, negotiation, analysis and problem-solving. Students who graduate in international relations can get jobs such as: policy officer, diplomatic service officer, public affairs consultant, international aid worker, and more.
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Political Science

Political science is a social science that deals with governance structures and the study of political practices, political thinking, related constitutions and political behavior. Political science is a composition of various sub-areas, including comparative politics, political economy, foreign affairs, political theory, public administration, public policy and political methodology. While studying political relations you will learn how to assess the performance of government and specific policies by evaluating a variety of variables, including democracy, justice, material resources, peace and public health. You can also develop the skills of debating and learning how you can effectively create political arguments. Jobs for graduates include, political scientist, state legislator, community service manager, overseas diplomat, consumer advocate and many more.
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Psychology

Psychology is a study of mind and behavior which includes the study of conscious and unconscious experiences as well as feeling and thinking. Psychology has a number of sub-fields, such as: Clinical Psychology, Cognitive and Perceptual Psychology, Behavioral Psychology, Neuropsychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Experimental Psychology or Depth Psychology. Studying psychology will help you to understand individuals and groups by learning and understanding the human behavior and various forms of mental health issues. Psychologists examine actions and mental processes, including vision, memory, attention, emotion, intelligence, subjective experience, motivation, brain function, and personality. Graduates have a wide range of career options which includes: clinical psychologist, forensic psychologist, professor/ teacher in universities, human resource officer, and many more.
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Public Policy

Public policy is the study of mechanisms by which governments transform their political agenda into policies and actions to achieve desired outcomes to bring improvements in the real world. Public policy discipline incorporates theories and approaches from economics, sociology, public administration, political science and finance. Public policy students can collect in-depth knowledge on subjects such as applied econometrics and public policy, political science and public policy, public policy management, public budgeting, non-profit sector, and more. Public policy degrees improve communication and presentation skills, also provide students knowledge of public policy conflict, and also expertise in policy making, analysis and implementation. Graduates in public policy can get job opportunities such as: program manager, government relations manager, public relations and marketing manager, consultant and more.
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Sociology

Sociology is a part of social science that studies the human behavior along with social actions, community, methods and measures of social interaction, social contact, and the culture that affects daily life. It is a social science that uses various methods of empirical study and critical analysis to establish a body of knowledge about social order and social change. Sociology courses will help students improve their communication, analytical and analysis skills, as well as their comprehension of different human factors and behaviors. Sociologists seek to understand the problems that concern society and find solutions of those problems. Job possibilities for sociology graduates are: lawyer, guidance counselor, human resource representative, public relations specialist, media planner, and many more.
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