School of Social Sciences

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The School of Social Sciences offers programmes at both the Howard College and Pietermaritzburg campuses.

Howard College Campus

  • Anthropology
  • Cultural & Heritage Tourism
  • Economic History
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • Geography & Environmental Management
  • Government, Business and Ethics
  • Historical Studies
  • Industrial Labour and Organisational Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Pietermaritzburg Campus

  • Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Geography & Environmental Management
  • Government, Business and Ethics
  • Historical Studies
  • Information Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Students

  • get to meet their lecturers during lecture times and consultation times
  • also get tutorial support and peer support
  • may request administrative support from the Professional Team
  • are taken on field trips, depending on their study choices and research fields
  • are encouraged to do research
  • are encouraged to apply for postgraduate studies, once they complete their undergraduate degree.

Important

  • Students must meet the UKZN admission criteria, to be accepted for these programmes.
  • Please contact the College Office about admission criteria and information via this link https://coh.ukzn.ac.za/students/

NOTE:

ALL applications for admission to study at UKZN will be processed online only, you may do so using the following link: http://applications.ukzn.ac.za/Homepage.aspx.
Manual application forms will not be processed.