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Faculty of Human Sciences

Teaching and Learning

At the Faculty of Human Sciences, we believe that through our teaching, we help unlock personal, socio-political and cultural potentials. We strive to equip our students with discipline-specific knowledge and skills, make them aware of ethical, social and political issues and foster their personal development.   (The Faculty's mission statement)


Degree programmes and programme regulations

The Faculty’s eight Institutes offer more than 50 degree programmes.

Click here for the regulations governing your programme.

Seasonal module courses

The Institutes of our Faculty offer a range of interesting courses.

Exploratory studies

  • For undecided new students who want to explore their options
  • For applicants with work or family commitments who are currently unable to study full time
  • For individuals who want to obtain an additional professional or academic qualification


The Faculty is taking part in international partner programmes and collaborations.

Faculty student representation (all subjects)

The members of the Faculty student representation are elected each year. Four of them represent the Faculty’s student community on the Faculty Board. In addition, there are student representations at Institute and subject levels.

KIS Disability Resource Centre

JMU is committed to providing equal opportunities for students with disabilities or chronic diseases.

Managing the quality of our teaching

The Faculty of Human Sciences is committed to delivering quality teaching.

Training and development opportunities for teaching staff

The Faculty encourages its teaching staff to seize training and development opportunities.

Excellence in teaching awards

Each year, the Faculty gives out awards to lecturers who are delivering excellence in teaching.

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JMU wants to stay in touch with former students and staff members!