School of Humanities And Social Sciences
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Raffles University is founded on the conviction that Humanities and Social Sciences give purpose, direction, and value to education, and to the life with no less importance tothe society than professional, scientific and technological disciplines. Multiple disciplines in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Raffles University represents a new open approach that reflect the evolving nature of the possibility of interdisciplinary learning where creative studies and researches from various disciplines are in close locational and intellectual proximity. This multidisciplinary school strives for an all-round development of students to linguistically, socially, and ethically conscious individuals. The School aims at providing a center of common awareness, a sense of human responsibility, and for making a better future for the society.
The changing economic and industrial scene of the country with increased international collaboration and policies of liberalization has made the role of the genres of Humanities and Social Sciences very significant, both academically and professionally. As of today, the expertise in the academic field relates to possibilities of uses of active communication in various professional contexts, though it may also enhance its activities and expertise in emerging newer areas of social sciences. Our Mission is tocontinue to build on our history and recent evolution, and through careful and strategic growth,develop an academic entity that is seen as being on the vanguard of research and training in the Humanities and Social Sciences, that helps make better critical thinkers of India's brightest young minds.
The School is upfront in providing intercultural and Communication Values, global Integration in post-IT culture, new knowledge society and creative economy, religion and tolerance in the emerging global society, new literary expression, world economic development.Apart from the thrust areas, the School is ready to go an extra mile in providing training packages in the areas of Soft Skills Development (in relevant areas of its subjects to an identified clientele according to demands locally and regionally).