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    We are the Makers of Critical Thinkers and

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    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.  

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    Our learning environment promotes and respects cultural, religious and political values and enhances student potential through participation and creativity.

A few reasons, why you must... Choose the College of Humanities

Welcome to the College of Humanities. Our college, the largest at UKZN, comprises six schools namely:

The College is unique in that it offers degree programmes in both the traditional liberal arts and in professionally-oriented disciplines, in particular: Psychology, Social Work, Community Development, Architecture, Housing and Planning, Education, Music, Drama, Religion, Philosophy, Political Science and Cultural and Heritage Tourism.

With the increasing number of students passing Grade 12 in South Africa, our College has found itself the desirable destination for many young people who wish to pursue careers that will allow them to contribute positively in their lives, communities, the country and the world over.

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School of Applied Human Sciences

The School was established on the 1st of January 2012 with the amalgamation of four large and complementary applied scientific fields of study


School of Arts

The school offers excellent programmes and courses that are well known nationally and internationally. Every year we receive a fair component of local but also…


School of Built Env, & Development Studies

The School provides answers to some of the long-held questions regarding the relationship between the construction of physical…


School of Education

The new School of Education in a new South Africa carries the responsibility and obligation to respond to the inequalities and injustices…


School of Religion, Philosophy & Classics

As a result of the College reorganisation undertaken by UKZN, a new college model was formed. This gave birth to the new School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics.


School of Social Sciences

The School offers undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes in conflict transformation and peace studies, political science…


BSS4 (Extended Curriculum Programme)

Humanities Extended Curriculum Programme

CAO Code: KN-H-SO4 (Howard College Campus) OR KN-P-SO4(Pietermaritzburg Campus)
Entry Requirements: NSC-Deg with Engl & LO 4
APS Range: 20/27
Duration: 4 YRS

An extended curriculum programme is a first degree or diploma programme that incorporates substantial foundational provision which is additional to the coursework prescribed for the standard programme. 


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College Handbook

College of Humanities 2021 Handbook


CAO Handbook

Central Applications Office Handbook for 2022 Entries


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