University of Zululand Undergraduate Application Courses Offered

University of Zululand Undergraduate Application Courses Offered

The University of Zululand (also known as UNIZULU) has been designated to serve as the only comprehensive tertiary educational institution north of the uThukela River in KwaZulu-Natal.

Its new status is in accordance with South Africa’s National Plan for Higher Education aimed at eradicating inequity and costly duplication. As a result, UNIZULU offers career-focused programmes as well as a limited number of relevant university degree courses that have been structured with potential employees and employers in mind.

UNIZULU has the following faculties available, some are based at the main campus at KwaDlangezwa while others are based at the Richards Bay Campus.

FACULTY

Faculty of Science & Agriculture

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Commerce, Administration & Law

The following undergraduate programmes are offered by the Faculty:

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  • A three-year double major programme leading to the award of a B.Sc degree. This permits students to study certain combinations of disciplines in accordance with their interests and requirements. Curricula are designed so that graduates are equipped with the necessary skills to pursue careers in various fields.
  • A three-year focussed programme leading to the following degrees: B.Consumer Science (Hospitality and Tourism).B.A. Environmental Planning and Development.
  • A four-year focussed programme leading to the following degrees: B.Sc Agriculture (Agronomy), B.Sc Agriculture (Animal Science), B.Sc Agriculture (Agribusiness Management), B.Consumer Science (Extension and Rural Development), and B.Cur., (Bachelor of Nursing Science)
  • A three-year diploma programme leading to the following diplomas: Diploma in Sport and Exercise Technology, Diploma in Hospitality Management

All the above qualifications are accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

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Students are advised that even though a module or programme may be included in this Handbook the Faculty of Science and Agriculture is not compelled to offer it.

  1. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
  2. DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY
  3. DEPARTMENT OF BIOKINETICS AND SPORT SCIENCE
  4. DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
  5. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
  6. DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
  7. DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER SCIENCE
  8. DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
  9. DEPARTMENT OF HYDROLOGY
  10. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
  11. DEPARTMENT OF NURSING SCIENCE
  12. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING
  13. DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE ACCESS
  14. DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY
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