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Fields of Study: Humanities

by on June 13, 2024 | Career Guide

Do you like questioning things and having philosophical discussions; and to study the values of different cultures and religions, learn how history is made, and understand the world we live in?

What’s It About ?

The field of humanities includes the study of philosophy, religion and history. It is the study of the nature and context of human experience, perception, and interpretation of reality, and human spirituality and beliefs.

The main purpose of this field of study is to develop an understanding of theology, metaphysics, ethics, and spirituality in relation to religious understanding and practice, and the perception of truth, being and reality. It also includes the study of the past and present behaviour of humans and their interaction and social organisation, social and cultural processes and systems, and history and its relation to the current condition of society.

Possible Occupations

  • Anthropologists
  • Archaeologists
  • Archivists
  • Cleric
  • Consultant
  • Counsellors
  • Curators
  • Editor
  • Foreign Service Agent
  • Historians
  • History Teachers
  • Journalist
  • Philosophy Teachers
  • Religion Teachers
  • Religious Activities Directors
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Career Options in Humanities

What is humanities all about?
What is humanities all about?

Are you good at speaking and writing? Do you like studying literature and art, and making connections between different subjects and disciplines? Are you passionate about discovering knowledge about people and ideas?

Careers in humanities

Careers in humanities

If you study medicine, you’re likely to pursue a career as a doctor; and if you study accountancy, you are probably thinking of becoming an accountant. But what if you study humanities? What career pathway lies ahead of you? Find out more here.

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