Programs offered at UPNG School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS)

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The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) at the University of Papua New Guinea offers a variety of programs related to society, arts, philosophy, social development, journalism, dance and etc. This list the complete list of programs on offer at the school.

Enrichment Courses

The enrichment courses are taken offered by SHSS are not only taken by students enrolled under the school’s program but also taken by students enrolled under School of Business and Public Policy (SBPP) and School of Law (SOL). Particularly by first Year Students in those two schools.

Semester 1-Enrichment Courses

  • 4.13902 Communication & Life Skills
  • 4.23904 Civics & Ethics

Semester 2-Enrichment Courses

  •  4.10105 Science Communication
  •  4.10105 Business Communication
  • 4.10407 Communication Skills for SHSS
  • 4.23904 Civics & Ethics

Anthropology/Sociology/Archaeology Strand

  1.  Bachelor of Arts (Major in Anthropology/Sociology/Archaeology)
  2. Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Major in Anthropology/Sociology/Archaeology)

The second program is taken by students  after their  completion of the above Bachelor of Arts 4-year program. Especially as a bridge program towards taking a Master Degree program. The program is a 1-year program.

Semester 1

  •  4.54010 Advance Theory & Methods-Anthropology
  •  4.54020 Advance Theory/Methods-Archaeology
  •  4.54040 Advance Theory/Method-Sociology
  •  4.54050 Selected Topics

Semester 2

  • 4.54000 BA-Honors Sub-Thesis
  • 4.54030 Thesis Writing

Arts & Design

  1. Bachelor of Arts  (Major in Arts & Design

Theater Arts

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Theater Arts)

Music

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Music)

History

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in History)
  2. Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Major in History)

The second program is a one year program. Students who completed the Bachelors Programs can take it to as a bridging program for Masters program.

Gender Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts (Major in Gender Studies)

Philosophy

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Philosophy)
  2. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Philosophy)-1 Year Program

 

Information & Communication Science

  • Bachelor of Arts (Major in Information & Communication Science)
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Major in Information & Communication Science)

Journalism & Public Relations

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Journalism & Public Relations)
  2. Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Major in Journalism & Public Relations)

Linguistics & Modern Languages

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Linguistics & Modern Languages)

Languages studied as part of this course include the following

  • Bahasa Indonesian  I & II
  • French I & II & III
  • Japanese I & II

2. Bachelor of Arts with Honors  (Major in Linguistics & Modern   Languages)

Literature

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Literature)
  2. Bachelor of Arts  with Honors (Major in Literature)

English Communication

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in English Communication)

Political Science

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Political Science)
  2. Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Major in Political Science)

Psychology

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Psychology)
  2. Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Major in Psychology)

Social Work

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Major in Social Work)
  2. Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Major in Social Work)

Education

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Professional Studies in Education)
  2. Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

 

Research and Consultancy

The school also houses a research center-Melanesian and Pacific Studies (MAPS), and an Institute-Melanesian Institute of Arts and Communication (MIAC). The staff of the School are involved in carrying out research in collaboration with various international organizations and universities  and providing consultancy services to various public and private organizations.

Contact Details

The Executive Officer-School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea, P.O.BOX 320, University, 134, NCD, Papua New Guinea.

Phone: [675] 3267626 Email: shss@upng.ac.pg.

Website: www.upng.ac.pg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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