University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered

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University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered – Check Below:

Admission as a freshman takes into account a number of factors, including specific courses you completed in high school and your grades in those courses.

Please review all applicable requirements prior to applying for admission and pay the required fees.

Course offerings may vary each semester. Below is a comprehensive list of current and recent courses scheduled for the  2022/2023 academic year…

Please note the campus abbreviations refer as follows:

E = Edgewood
H= Howard College
M = Medical School
P = Pietermaritzburg
W = Westville

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science

Programme  Campus
 B Sc Eng: Agricultural H&P
 B Sc Eng: Chemical H&P
 B Sc Eng: Civil H&P
 B Sc Eng: Computer H&P
 B Sc Eng: Electrical H&P
 B Sc Eng: Electronic H&P
 B Sc Eng: Mechanical H&P
 B Sc: Land Surveying H
B Sc Eng: Extended Programme H
 B Sc: Property Development H
 B Agric (Agricultural Extensions and Rural Resource Management) P (Cedara College)
 B Agricultural Management P
 B Sc Agric P
 B Sc Agric: Agribusiness P
 B Sc Agric: Agricultural Economics P
 B Sc Agric: Agricultural Plant Sciences P
 B Sc Agric: Animal and Poultry Science P
 B Sc Agric: Plant Pathology P
 B Sc Agric: Soil Science P
 B Sc Stream LES (Life Earth Sciences) P&W
 B Sc Stream M (Mathematics) P&W
 B Sc Applied Chemistry W
 B Sc Biological Science P&W
 B Sc Chemistry and Chemical Technology P
 B Sc Computer Science and Information Technology P&W
 B Sc Crop and Horticultural Science P
 B Sc Dietetics P
 B Sc Environmental Science P&W
 B Sc Environmental Earth Science P&W
 B Sc Geological Science W
 B Sc Industrial and Applied Biotechnology P
 B Sc Marine Biology W
 B Sc 4 Augmented Programme P&W

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered

College of Health Sciences

Programme Campus
Bachelor of Audiology W
Bachelor of Speech-Language Therapy W
B Dental Therapy W
B Medical Science: Anatomy W
B Medical Science: Physiology W
B Occupational Therapy. W
B Optometry W
B Pharmacy W
B Physiotherapy W
B Sport Science W
B Nursing H
B Medicine & B Surgery M

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered

College of Humanities

Programme Campus
B Ed E
B A (General Studies) H&P
B A Cultural & Heritage Tourism H
 B A Philosophy, Politics and Law H&P
B A International Studies P
B A Music H
B A Music & Drama Performance H
B A Visual Art P
B Soc Sc (General Studies) H & P
B Soc Sc Geography & Environmental Management H & P
B Soc Sc Government, Business & Ethics P
B Soc Sc Housing H
B Architectural Studies H
B Music H
B Social Work H
B Theology P
B Soc Sc Extended Curriculum Programme H&P

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered

College of Law and Management Studies

Programme Campus
B Laws H & P
B Laws (p/t) H & P
B Admin W
B Business Administration P & W
B Business Science P & W
B Com P & W
B Com Accounting P & W
B Com Extended Curriculum (General) P & W
B Com Extended Curriculum (Accounting) P & W

 

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS

College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science

Qualifications in Engineering and Land Surveying Engineering

Postgraduate degrees in Engineering are offered at the Howard College and Pietermaritzburg campuses but not every degree is
offered on both campuses.

Doctor of Philosophy
A Doctor of Philosophy by research can be undertaken in the various programmes in
Engineering as follows:
• Agricultural, PMB
• Chemical, Howard College
• Civil, Howard College
• Computer, Howard College
• Electrical, Howard College
• Electronic, Howard College
• Mechanical, Howard College

Master of Science in Engineering
A Master of Science in Engineering by research can be undertaken in the various
programmes in Engineering as follows:
• Agricultural, PMB
• Chemical, Howard College
• Civil, Howard College
• Computer, Howard College
• Electrical, Howard College
• Electronic, Howard College
• Mechanical, Howard College

A Master of Science in Engineering by coursework and dissertation can be undertaken in
the various programmes in Engineering as follows:
Civil Engineering
• MScEng in Environmental Engineering
Howard College (No new intake in 2012)
• MScEng in Civil Engineering
Howard College (No new intake in 2012)
Electrical Engineering
• MScEng in Power and Energy Systems
Howard College
Land Surveying
A Master of Science in Land Surveying can be taken as follows:
• Master of Science in Land Surveying – by research, Howard College
Qualifications in Science and Agriculture
Pietermaritzburg Campus
Honours & PG Dips Tel: +27 (0)33 260 5217
Fax: 0865188421
Masters & PhD Tel: +27 (0)33 260 6243
Fax: +27 (0)33 260 6335
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
• Animal and Poultry Science
• Applied Mathematics
• Biochemistry
• Biological Sciences
• Biometry
• Botany
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Crop Science
• Ecological Sciences (General Stream)
• Ecological Sciences (Rangeland and Wildlife Conservation Stream)
• Entomology
• Environmental Science
• Genetics
• Horticultural Science
• Hydrology
• Industrial and Applied Biotechnology
• Mathematics
• Microbiology
• Physics
• Plant Pathology
• Soil Science
• Statistics
• Zoology

Bachelor of Agriculture Honours
Bachelor of Agricultural Management Honours
Postgraduate Diplomas
• Postgraduate Diploma (Community Nutrition)
• Postgraduate Diploma (Dietetics)
• Postgraduate Diploma (Food Security)
• Postgraduate Diploma (Rural Resource Management)
Master of Science
• Applied Mathematics
• Biochemistry
• Biological Sciences
• Biometry
• Botany
• Chemical Technology
• Chemistry
• Computational Physics
• Computer Science
• Ecology
• Entomology
• Ethnobotany
• Food Security
• Genetics
• Geography
• Grassland Science
• Hydrology
• Mathematics
• Microbiology
• Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
• Physics
• Plant Molecular Biology and Physiology
• Plant Pathology
• Soil Science
• Statistics
• Virology
• Wildlife Science
• Zoology

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered

Master of Science in Agriculture
• Agribusiness
• Agricultural Economics
• Agricultural Production
• Agricultural and Environmental Instrumentation
• Agrometeorology
• Animal Science
• Community Resources
• Consumer Studies
• Crop Science
• Cultivated Pastures
• Environmental Science
• Food Processing
• Food Science
• Grassland Science
• Horticultural Science
• Plant Breeding
• Poultry Science

 

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered

 

Master of Agricultural Management
Master of Agriculture
• Food Security
• Agricultural Extension and Rural Resource Management
Master of Science (Biological Systems)
Master of Science in Dietetics
Master of Science in Human Nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy
Includes all disciplines listed in various Masters above.
Westville Campus
Tel: +27 (0)31 260 3220/+27 (0)31 260 7146/
+27 (0)31 260 8047
Fax: +27 (0)31 260 7780/+27 0(31) 260 1345

Bachelor of Science (Honours)
• Applied Mathematics
• Applied Physics
• Biochemistry
• Biological Sciences
• Cellular Biology
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Ecological Sciences
• Environmental Science
• Financial Mathematics
• Geology
• Industrial Mathematics
• Marine Biology
• Mathematics
• Microbiology
• Physics
• Statistics
Master of Science
By dissertation:
• Applied Mathematics
• Biology
• Biochemistry
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Environmental Science
• Geography
• Geology
• Mathematics
• Microbiology
• Physics
• Statistics
Master of Marine and Coastal Management (by coursework)

Master of Science in Mathematics
(by coursework)
Doctor of Philosophy
• Applied Mathematics
• Biology
• Biochemistry
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Environmental Science
• Geography
• Geology
• Mathematics
• Microbiology
• Physics
• Statistics

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Courses Offered

College of Health Sciences

Department of Audiology
• Master of Communication Pathology (Audiology) (Coursework and Research)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Occupational Therapy
• Master of Hand Rehabilitation (Coursework)
• Master of Occupational Therapy (Research)
• Master of Philosophy in Group Therapy (Coursework)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Speech-Language Pathology
• Master of Communication Pathology (Speech-Language Pathology)
(Coursework and Research)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Multi-department postgraduate programmes and qualifications
• Masters of Philosophy (Therapeutic Group Work)

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
• Master of Pharmacy
• Master of Medical Science (Pharmaceutics) (Research)
• Master of Medical Science (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
• On-line Masters in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice/Pharmacoeconomics)
• Master of Medical Science (Pharmacology)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Multi-department postgraduate programmes and qualifications
• On-line Masters in Health Sciences

Department of Physiotherapy
• Master of Physiotherapy (Coursework and Research)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Sport Science, Biokinetics and Excercise Science
• Bachelor of Sport Science Honours-Biokinetics
• Bachelor of Sport Science Honours-Exercise Science
• Bachelor of Sport Science Honours-Leisure Studies.
• Master of Sport Science-Biokinetics (Coursework)
• Master of Sport Science-Exercise Science (Coursework)
• Master of Sport Science (Research)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Optometry
• Master of Optometry (Research)
• Doctor of Philosophy
School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences

Department of Clinical Anatomy
• Bachelor of Medical Science Honours-Anatomy
• Master of Medical Science-Medical Biochemistry (Research)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Human Physiology
• Bachelor of Medical Science Honours Physiology
• Master of Medical Science Physiology (Research)
• Master of Medical Science in Sports Medicine (Coursework)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Department of Medical Biochemistry
• Bachelor of Medical Science Honours
• Medical Biochemistry
• Master of Medical Science Medical Biochemistry (Research)
• Doctor of Philosophy

School of Nursing and Public Health
• Bachelor on Nursing Honours
• Master of Nursing-Advanced Midwifery and Women’s and Child Health (Coursework
and Research)
• Master of Nursing – Critical Care and Trauma (Coursework and Research)
• Master of Nursing – Community Health (Coursework and Research)
• Master of Nursing – Nursing Education (Coursework and Research)
• Master of Nursing – Gerontology (Coursework and Research)
• Master of Nursing – Health Service Administration (Coursework and Research)
• Master of Nursing – Psychiatric/Mental Health (Coursework and Research)
• Master of Nursing – Nursing Research (Coursework and Research)
• Doctor of Philosophy

Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine

School of Clinical Medicine
• Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) (BMedScHons) (Medical Microbiology
and Infection Control)
• Master of Medical Science (MMedSc) – Research (all disciplines)
• Master of Medical Science in Clinical HIV/AIDS Management
• Master of Medical Science in Medical Informatics
• Master of Medical Science Telemedicine
• Master of Public Health
• Master of Medicine in
• Anaesthetics
• Anatomical Pathology
• Cardiothoracic Surgery
• Cardiology
• Chemical Pathology
• Dermatology
• Family Medicine
• Forensic Medicine
• Haematology
• Medical Microbiology
• Medicine
• Neurology
• Neurosurgery
• Obstetrics and Gynaecology
• Ophthalmology
• Orthopaedic Surgery
• Otorhinolaryngology • Paediatrics and Child Health
• Paediatric Surgery
• Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
• Psychiatry
• Public Health
• Radiology
• Radiotherapy and Oncology • Surgery
• Urology
• Virology
• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
• Postgraduate Diplomas in:
• Clinical HIV/AIDS Management
• Forensic Health Care
• Medical Informatics
• Telemedicine
• Occupational Health
• Public Health

 

College of Law and Management Studies

Master of Laws
• Advanced Criminal Justice, Howard College, PMB
• Business Law, Howard College, PMB
• Child Care and Protection, Howard College (Also inter-disciplinary offering)
• Constitutional and Human Rights
Litigation, Howard College
• Environmental Law, Howard College, PMB
• Labour Studies, Howard College
• Maritime Law, Howard College
• Medical Law, Howard College
• Taxation, Howard College

Postgraduate Diplomas
• Forensic Investigation and Criminal Justice, Howard College
Courses offered under each programme:
LLM Adv Criminal Justice Howard College, PMB
• Advanced Criminal Law
• Criminal Process
• Criminology
• International Trade Law
• Intellectual Property Law
• Sentencing
LLM Business Law, Howard College, PMB
• Advanced Contract Law
• Advanced Corporate Law
• Advanced Insolvency Law
• Advanced Labour Law
• Advanced Tax Law
• Consumer Law in South Africa
• International Trade Law
• Intellectual Property Law
• Sports Law
LLM Childcare and Protection Howard College (also inter-disciplinary offering with
Dept of Social Work)
• Research Methodology
• Children’s Rights (Local and International Perspectives)
• The Roles of Professionals in Proceedings
• Affecting Children
• Child Care Policy and Legislation
LLM Constitutional & Human Rights Litigation, Howard College
• Advanced Constitutional Law
• Employment Discrimination
• Constitutional and Human Rights Litigation
• History & Philosophy of Constitutionalism
LLM Enviromental Law, Howard College, Pmb
• Land Use and Planning Law
• Natural Resources Law
• Ocean and Coastal Law
• Pollution Control Law
• International Environmental Law
LLM Labour Studies, Howard College
• Advanced Labour Law
• Employment Discrimination
• Labour Dispute Resolution
LL M Maritime Law
Modules to be advised subject to availability.
LLM Medical Law, Howard College
• Bio-ethics and the Law
• Forensic Medicine
• Law and Medical Practice
• HIV/Aids Human Rights and the Law
LLM Taxation, Howard College
• Donations Tax & Estate Duty
• Income Tax
• Income Tax and Estate Planning
• Special Topics
• Dissertation
Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic
Investigation and Criminal Justice Howard College
• Criminal Justice A
• Criminal Justice B
• Forensic Auditing
• Research Project

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Pietermaritzburg Campus
Tel: +27 (0)33 260 6124 • Fax: +27 (0)33 260 5909

Postgraduate Diploma
• Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
• Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management
Bachelor of Commerce Honours
(B Com Hons)
Candidates require completion of appropriate Bachelor’s Degree and must meet specific
entrance requirements:
• B Com Honours (Accounting)
• B Com Honours (Finance)
• B Com Honours (Economics)
• B Com Honours (Finance & Economics)
• B Com Honours (Finance & Management)

Master of Commerce (Coursework)
• Economics
Research Degrees
• Master of Commerce (Economics)
• Master of Commerce (Finance)
• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Westville Campus
Tel: +27 (0)31 260 7644 • Fax: +27 (0)31 260 7871
Qualifications in Accounting
• Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (Full time)
• B Com Honours Accounting (Full time)
• Master of Accounting (Financial Accounting)
Qualifications in Economics and Finance
• Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Studies
• B Com Honours (Economics)
• B Com Honours (Finance)
• M Com in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies (Full Research)
• M Com in Economics (Coursework and Dissertation)
• M Com in Economics (Full Research)
• M Com in Finance (Full Research)
• M Com in Maritime Studies (Coursework and Dissertation)
• PhD Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies
• PhD Economics
• PhD Finance

School of Management,
IT and Governance
Pietermaritzburg Campus
Tel: +27 (0)33 260 6124 • Fax: +27 (0)33 260 5909

Postgraduate Diplomas
• Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Management
• Postgraduate Diploma in Management
• Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

Bachelor of Commerce Honours
(B Com Hons)
Offered in the following specialisations to candidates who completed an appropriate
Bachelor’s degree and meet specified entrance requirements:
• B Com Honours (Human Resource Management)
• B Com Honours (Marketing Management)
• B Com Honours (Supply Chain Management)
• B Com Honours (Small Business Development Studies)
• B Com Honours (Management)
• B Com Honours (Business Information Systems)
• B Com Honours (Marketing and Supply Chain Management)
Research Degrees
• Master of Commerce (Entrepreneurship)
• Master of Commerce (Human Resources)
• Master of Commerce (Information Technology)
• Master of Commerce (Marketing)
• Master of Commerce (Management)
• Master of Commerce (Supply Chain Management)
• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the fields of:
• Human Resource Management
• Information Technology
• Marketing
• Management
• Supply Chain Management
Westville Campus
Tel: +27 (0)31 260 8162/1553
Fax: +27 (0)31 260 1312
Qualifications in IT
• B Com Honours
• M Com (Full Research and Coursework)
• PhD
Qualifications in Management

Postgraduate Diplomas
• Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
• Postgraduate Diploma in Management
• Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing
• Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship
• Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management
Bachelor of Administration Honours (BAdmin Hons)
Candidates require completion of appropriate Bachelor’s Degree and must meet specific
entrance requirements:
• BAdmin Honours (Human Resource Management)
• BAdmin Honours (Human Resource Development)
• BAdmin Honours (Industrial Relations/Employment Relations)
• BAdmin Honours (Public Administration)
B Com Honours
• B Com Honours (Human Resources Management)
• B Com Honours .(Management)
• B Com Honours (Marketing Management)
• B Com Honours (Marketing and Supply Chain Management)
• B Com Honours (Supply Chain Management)
• B Com Honours (Small Business Development Studies)
• B Com Honours (Employment Relations/Industrial Relations)
• B Com Honours (Human Resource Development)

University of Kwazulu Natal UKZN Courses Offered

Master of Commerce/Administration (Coursework)
• Master of Administration/Commerce in Human Resource Management
• Master of Administration/Commerce in Human Resource Development
• Master of Administration/Commerce in Industrial Relations/Employment Relations
• Master of Commerce in Management
• Master of Commerce in Marketing Management
Master of Commerce (Full Research)
• Master of Commerce in Management
• Master of Commerce in Marketing Management
• Master of Commerce in Human Resource Management
• Master of Commerce in Human Resource Development
• Master of Commerce in Industrial Relations/Employment Relations
Master of Administration (Full Research)
• Master of Administration in Human Resource Management
• Master of Administration in Human Resource Development
• Master of Administration in Industrial Relations/Employment Relations

University of Kwazulu Natal UKZN Courses Offered

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the fields of:
• Management
• Industrial Relations
• Human Resource Management
• Human Resource Development
• Marketing Management
Doctor of Administration (DAdmin) in the fields of:
• Human Resource Management
• Human Resource Development
• Industrial Relations/Employment Relations
Qualifications in Governance
Tel: +27 (0)31 260 7756/7645
Fax: +27 (0)31 260 7577
E-mail: penceliahy@ukzn.ac.za
• B Admin Honours in Public Administration
• Master of Public Administration (MPA)
• Master of Administration
• Doctor of Administration
• Doctor of Public Administration
Graduate School of Business
and Leadership
Tel: +27 (0)31 260 1383
Fax: +27 (0)31 260 1610
Email: leaders@ukzn.ac.za
Tel: +27 (0)31 260 1627
Fax: +27 (0)31 260 7679
Email: mbainfo@ukzn.ac.za
Qualifications offered
• Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Management (Leadership studies)
• M Com Research (Leadership studies)
• PhD (Leadership studies)
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)
• Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

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