Welcome to the School of Chemistry & Physics

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
Editor s Pick Highlights South African Quantum Research
Editor s Pick Highlights South African Quantum Research
An article on quantum entanglement in the Journal of Optical Society of America B by post-doctoral Fellow at UKZN’s Centre for Quantum Technology, Dr Yaseera Ismail, was selected as the editor’s pick
UKZN Chemistry PhD Candidate Wins Top Award at International Confe...
UKZN Chemistry PhD Candidate Wins Top Award at International Confe...
A PhD candidate in the School of Chemistry and Physics on thePMB campus, Mr Daniel Onunga, won an award for an oral presentation he gave at the 9th Kenya Chemical Society International Conference (KCS) in Nairobi
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
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Pietermaritzberg campus:

Main Campus
King Edward Avenue 
Scottsville 
Pietermaritzburg  

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

  Westville campus:

H block
Westville Campus
University Road
Westville

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

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