Please be advised that School of Social Sciences 2021 Postgraduate (Honours, Masters and PhD) applications will be open from 01 September 2020 and Close on 31 October 2020, spaces are competitive and no late applications will be considered
Graduates with economic history specialisations and/or qualifications enter various sectors of the economy including, but not limited to: banking and other financial services, local and national government...
Industrial, Organisational and Labour Studies provides a sociological focus on work and livelihoods; its changing form and nature, as well as, its organisation; and, the institutions and organisations of the workplace.
Information Studies is offered in Pietermaritzburg (PMB) campus at postgraduate level only. It leads to the following qualifications: PhD in Information Studies, Masters Degree in Information Studies through either coursework/short dissertation or thesis, Honours degree in Information Studies, and Postgraduate Diploma
Sociology is the field of study concerned with the way in which we live in the world, along with other people. It explores the many fascinating, hopeful, and sometimes tragic interactions in which we engage in our everyday lives.
In recent years, political change in South Africahas resulted in major policy changes in all spheres of the country’s social and economic life. This process of transformation has created a need for a considerable increase in personnel trained in the analysis of social and economic issues and policies.