The mission of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is to create knowledge and a better world. The Faculty prides itself on the quality of its teaching and its commitment to research and places a strong emphasis on the role of debate and discussion in the development of knowledge and analytical skills.
The Faculty is home to the following seven academic units:
- Department of History
- Department of Politics and Public Administration
- Department of Sociology
- School of English, Irish, and Communication
- School of Law
- School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics
- Irish World Academy of Music and Dance.
FAHSS Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Statement (approved December 2019)
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We believe that our teaching and research is enriched and enhanced by considering diverse aspects of the topics that we teach and research, including issues pertaining to the 13 protected characteristics identified in the University of Limerick Equality and Human Rights Strategy. Our aim is to ensure that the perspectives of students from all diverse backgrounds and perspectives are reflected in our curriculum. We, as academics and scholars, value the freedom we have to engage with potentially sensitive issues in the classroom where these are connected to the learning objectives of our modules and serve to enrich the learning experience of all.