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.
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STEM Careers Symposium on Edgewood Campus
STEM Careers Symposium on Edgewood Campus
More than 4 000 Grade 11 and Grade 12 pupils from schools in and around the eThekwini Municipality region attended the STEM
UKZN Students Tour SA s Astrophysical and Space Science Research F...
UKZN Students Tour SA s Astrophysical and Space Science Research F...
UKZN honours and masters students heard about South Africa’s advances in Astrophysics and Space Science during a four-day tour of research facilities in the Western and Northern Cape provinces.
Oops we did it again
Oops we did it again
College of AES stand wins gold at the Royal show for the second year in a row.
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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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