A degree in Social Sciences and Humanities will give you the widest range of opportunities for your future career. At the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the career building blocks includes the following disciplines usually studied in the format of a main major and minor major: Geography, Geo-Information Science, Drama, History, Languages, Library and Information Science, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy Studies, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Work, Tourism Studies, Visual Arts.
Sociology graduates can become researchers and managers in bodies such as gender organisations and departments, in developmental, economic, health and cultural organisations, social science researchers, NGO manager, and rural development planners.
Social Worker, Community Worker, Social Worker in a Hospital, Marital and Divorce Mediator, Probation Officer, Family Councilor, NGO manager, Youth worker, Community development.
Translator, Lecturer, Announcer, Travel Agent, Proofreader, Critic, Estate Agent, Author, Interpreter, Teacher, Journalist/Editor, Policy Maker, Lexicographer, Linguist, Educational Researcher, educationists, language curriculum designers and developers, language editors, publishers, speech writers, Salespersons, Personal Assistants, creative writers, diplomatic service personnel, cultural officers, language policy planners, researchers, communications managers, press attachés, press liaison officers, ‘spin doctors’, advertising copy writers.
Library and Information Science
Library managers, Internet and database searchers, knowledge managers, database managers, library technicians, research assistants, webmasters, library management consultants, knowledge management consultants.
Print journalists, electronic journalists, information officer/manager, public relations officer/manager, news readers (TV and radio), adverting agents/managers, photographers, newsroom managers/sub-editor, feature writers (magazines and newspapers), sports, political/economic reporters (print and electronic), media researcher, media consultant/analyst, communication managers.
Records and Archives Management
Records managers; Archivists; Legal records clerks; Data entry clerks; Medical records clerks; Information officers/managers; File room supervisors; Micrographic technicians; Archives/records technicians; Research assistants ; Records management consultants.
Music producers, Camera and sound operators for film and television, Video editors, Music educators, Arts and cultural officers, Cultural tourism entrepreneurs, Theatre and live performers, Music sound engineers
Actors for stage and film, Director for stage and film, Designers for stage and film, Scriptwriters, Copywriter for advertisement , Teachers, Event organizers, Arts marketer, Dancer and choreographers, Public speakers, Community theatre facilitators
Town and Regional Planner, Environmental Scientist, Lecturer, Teacher, Land use Planner, Cartographer, Teaching/Learning Aids Specialist, Consultant
GIS Manager, GIS Data Analysis, Cartographic design, Computer programming, Database administration, Project management, System administration, Geographical researchers, Survey technicians, Mapping technicians, Aerial photographs analysis, teacher. The GIS training can also be applied to different fields such as Forestry, Marketing, Agronomy, Engineering, Transportation, Commerce, Urban and Regional Planning, Nature Conservation, Environmental Impact Assessment and Management as well as Marine and Coastal Management.
Teacher, Lecturer, Archivist, Curators and Keepers of History Museums, Tourist Guides, Researchers, Conservators of Public buildings and historical sites, Archeologist.
Tourism Management Studies
Tour Guide, Travel Agent, Reservation Consultant, Personnel and Information Officer, Tourism and Travel Marketing and Information Officer
Training advertising practitioners, Self-supporting artists, Arts therapy, Education, Fashion industry, Interior design, Cultural entrepreneurs and tourism industry, Museum and gallery
Chaplain, Minister of Religion, Religious Studies Teacher, Counselor, Theological Lecturer or Theologian, Youth Worker, Social Worker
Philosophy is unique field of study whose focus is thinking, critical and systematic enquiry into fundamental questions of humanity, life, the nature of reality, knowledge and society. Careers are in the following fields: social research, banking, foreign service, public policy, nonprofit organisations, labour relations, management, conflict resolution, mass media feature article writers, consultancy.
Psychology/ Industrial Psychology
Psychologist, Educational counselor, Psychological Marketing, Personnel Officer, Liaison Officer, Training Officer, Personnel Recruitment, Management, Teacher, Manager/Human Resource Manager, Marital and Divorce Mediator, Probation Officer, Family Councilor.