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Program Details

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
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Film Studies
  • Gender Studies

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

  • English
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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

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.

 

Eligibility

 

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 (English, Psychology, or Sociology) in the final year, he/she will be awarded a major in that discipline.

Key Features of the Program

 

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 faculties include 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 of the program are:

  • The department offers a dynamic environment for learning and research for students.
  • The department uses a combination of traditional teaching strategies and futuristic approaches.
  • 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.

Fees

  • Students have the unique opportunity to study psychology along with literature and sociology, providing an in-depth understanding about human beings and deeper perspectives about worlds cultures."

    Prof. Elsa Ashish Thomas Head of Department, Department of Arts and Humanities

  • Course Registration + Application Fee* (inclusive of VAT) Tuition Fee per Year
    (inclusive of VAT)
    BA Humanities (English, Psychology, Sociology) AED 3150 AED 36,750

     

 

 

 

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Manipal Academy of Higher Education - MAHE Dubai doesn’t provide educational loans.

However, as MAHE is listed under Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), students may be eligible for students loans from all banks in the United Arab Emirates.

Dates to remember
13
Sep '20
Course commencement date

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Manipal Academy of Higher Education - MAHE, Dubai, G04, Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), PO Box: 345 050 Dubai UAE
+971 44290888 or Fax: +971 43694541
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+971 4 429 0888 or Fax: +971 43694541
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