Diploma in humanities

Department: Philosophy Faculty: Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus: St. John's Length: 12 courses (36 credit hours)
Program website University Calendar

The diploma in humanities provides a foundation in the study of liberal arts. Students are exposed to the foundational disciplines of classics and philosophy and other areas of the humanities that explore how great thinkers have interpreted our world, and take courses in a language other than English in which many of these thinkers originally wrote.

The program takes a holistic approach to the study of the humanities by emphasizing subject areas rather than specific courses in order to be accessible to a wide audience. You are encouraged to select from a wide variety of humanities courses in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences that align with your interests and which fit your schedule.


New Memorial students

Direct admission to this program is not available. Interested applicants who are not current Memorial University students should submit an undergraduate application for admission. In the application, select the Admission Category that matches your academic background (excluding Non-degree student, which does not lead to the awarding of a credential). Unless you wish to complete an additional program at Memorial, it is recommended that you select your Area of Interest as Unsure (Undergraduate) and Academic Program as Unsure Program – General Admission. General admission is subject to your meeting the general admission requirements for Memorial University, and does not guarantee admission to this program.

Current or admitted Memorial students

Please refer to the program website and contact the program director for more information.