Welcome to academic programmes at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences
The Faculty of Social and Human Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate programmes. The selection of courses is diverse and students can easily combine subjects and modules taking individual interests into account.
The BA degree is an exit award after studies corresponding to 180 ECTS, equivalent to three years of full-time study, or 30 ECTS per semester. Students can choose to complete 180 ECTS in one major subject, or 120 ECTS in the major subjects augmented by 60 ECTS in an approved minor subject, either within the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, or at another faculty within the university.
The main language of instruction in all BA programmes is Icelandic. Most programmes though do offer some single courses taught in English.
Single courses taught in English 2015-2016: