Department of Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (DLHS)

The Department of Liberal Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Bengaluru off campus is one of the most active and thriving departments on campus.

Our emphasis is on equipping students with conceptual knowledge, analytical and life skills, as well as communicative proficiencies through a transdisciplinary approach. The objective is to facilitate students in developing their overall personalities and, enable them to confront real-world difficulties with the appropriate attitude and ability.


The Department offers Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate courses. Single Major Graduate Degree with Honours Programme in Media Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Pyschology and English Language and Literature and, Double Major Graduate Degree with Honours Programme in History/Political Science/Economics/Sociology are offered. Post-Graduate Programme is offered in Multimedia and Communication and, English Language and Literature.

All the courses are designed to integrate several practical skill-oriented components into the curriculum with the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) and Continuous Assessment and Grading Pattern (CAGP) of education at its core. The curriculum framework of all the courses is meticulously designed to meet the industry standards and, is in congruence with the National Education Policy (NEP) - 2020.