Studying at UNAM is a significant investment for your future. Many people in Namibia who hold important positions of authority in the public service, State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), and the private sector are former graduates of the faculty. The degree from UNAM is highly regarded not only in Namibia, but in all the neighbouring countries. There is great competition to get a place into the degree programmes at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
UNAMs Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences strives to be student centred, with a strong mentorship and student support system by lecturers, tutors and Office of the Deans. All internally conducted surveys by the Quality Assurance Office have shown that the faculty is always one of the most highly rated at UNAM for meeting student expectations. Students are encouraged to join Academic societies which help them to grow academically and professionally. The most active societies are: the environmental studies society, information society, psychology society, social work society, tourism society, English studies society, French society, German society, Spanish society, sociology society, history society, arts society and Socratic philosophy society.
University of Namibia’s degree programmes are internationally recognized. Registration with the Namibia Qualification Framework should be completed by first quarter of 2014. The faculty offers a wide choice in its curricula organised around either professional programmes or the BA Arts programme. Both of these study options are organised to suit a student’s future career choices. See detailed descriptions under respective departments of the faculty. The faculty offers a wide range of disciplines for both the BA Arts and the professional programmes.