A Humanities degree will give you important life and employment skills, such as critical thinking, the ability to reason effectively, improved literacy and reading skills, and the deepening of knowledge.
A degree in the Humanities is a stepping stone to fourth level education. Carlow College graduates of the BA Humanities (Hons) have successfully gone on to do further postgraduate study at Higher Diploma, Masters and PhD level in universities in Ireland, the UK and Europe.
Humanities graduates have always been highly desired for their intellectual versatility and broad education. This degree opens doors to a large variety of employment opportunities. Our graduates find careers in areas such as primary and secondary school teaching, third-level education, journalism and media, publishing, the arts, libraries, archives and museums administration, heritage and heritage management, community development, business, banking, management, NGOs, the civil service and politics.