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.
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Editor s Pick Highlights South African Quantum Research
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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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