A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complimentary Schools which are located across three of UKZN's five campuses: Edgewood - situated in Pinetown; Howard College - situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.
The six academic Schools in the College are:
The College of Humanities is committed to the University's vision of
advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the
intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching
and learning, research, development and community engagement. It
represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical
role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences
The College boasts 27 vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.
The College of Humanities
offers a wide array of innovative, enterprising degree programmes which
are in line with the diversity of professions found in society. The
choice of study programmes enable students to shape their degrees
according to their interests and career aspirations. The learning
environment promotes and respects cultural, religious and political
values and enhances student potential through participation and
creativity. The College moulds students into well rounded, skilled and
professional graduates who are capable of contributing meaningfully
to the local and global context.