Career Opportunities  

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.

Employment Opportunities  

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.

Course Details

Programme Code: PC402

Duration: 3 Years

Level: 7

 

What students of the Humanities Programme had to say...

A unique, warm and inspiring learning environment. The college is a supportive, cooperative community and my experience of studying here has encouraged me to pursue my studies to postgraduate level.

Eva Burke Humanities class of '14, pursuing an MA at TCD

Carlow College is more than academic development. Carlow College is lecturer support, lifelong friendships, education with the perks of college life and a platform to become the best version of you.

Jillian Bannon 4th year Humanities studen

Studying at Carlow College was especially satisfying insofar as my lecturers nurtured my learning with a genuine commitment, and generosity; teaching me to think critically and clearly.

Steve Cullen Humanities class of '14, pursuing MA at UCD

Carlow College is a place where not only do you achieve an outstanding education but it also allows for the creation of friendships that will last a lifetime.

Elaine Gibson 4th year Humanities student
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