School of Social Sciences

Information for High School Learners

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


  • 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.


  • 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