Welcome to the School of Chemistry & Physics

UKZN’s School of Chemistry and Physics is one of five Schools in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. It is located predominantly on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses, with a small Engineering service presence on Howard College.

It has a staff complement of 148 academic and support staff , houses approximately 600 undergraduate students and boasts a postgraduate component of 250, engaged in Honours, Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral research.

The School’s cutting -edge laboratories and research equipment compare favourably with the best in the world. Caring and enthusiastic lecturers ensure that students emerge highly employable, with a rich university experience and an excellent degree in Chemistry or Physics to their name.
Latest News
UKZN Unveils State-of-the-Art New Laboratories
UKZN Unveils State-of-the-Art New Laboratories
The University has invested R14million into the Peptide Sciences Laboratory and Laser Chemical Vapour Deposition (LCVD) and Thin Films Laboratory, which were officially opened by Vice-Chancellor
UKZN Delegates Deliver Impressive Presentations at SKA Conference
UKZN Delegates Deliver Impressive Presentations at SKA Conference
Students, postdoctoral researchers and staff from UKZN’s Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU) delivered well-received presentations at the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) postgraduate conference in Cape Town.
Hassle free Registration on all UKZN Campuses
Hassle free Registration on all UKZN Campuses
Registration began on all UKZN campuses this week with the University welcoming new and returning students to the 2018 academic year.
Latest Events
 Empowering Women in Chemistry  | 12 Feb 2019
The School of Chemistry & Physics took part in the Global Women's Breakfast, that was live-streamed around the world.  
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Pietermaritzberg campus:

Main Campus
King Edward Avenue 

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  Telephone: 033 260 6223
  Email: scp@ukzn.ac.za

  Westville campus:

H block
Westville Campus
University Road

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  Telephone: 031 260 3090
  Email: scp@ukzn.ac.za

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