School of Social Sciences

Level: Undergraduate


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.

Social Policy

In recent years, political change in South Africa has 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

Cultural and Heritage Tourism

This is an inter-disciplinary field of study which focuses on various aspects of local culture and heritage and on the implications of their development as tourist attractions.

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Anthropology is the study of humankind, its common roots and the sources of its rich diversity. The discipline’s uniqueness lies in its global, comparative, and diachronic perspective.

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Information Studies

Information Studies was established in 1973. It offers the full range of study programmes from an undergraduate course in Information Literacy to PhD