Faculty of Humanities
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The Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand is one of the leading centres of studies and research in the Arts, Social Sciences, Human Development and Languages in South Africa and Africa.

The Faculty offers an extensive range of programmes, some of which are vocationally oriented and lead to careers in specific professions, while others are theory and research oriented and impart critical analytical skills that open up to a range of careers in academia and research institutes, the public and private sectors and non-governmental organisations alike.

Our Research Partners

  • ACMS (African Centre for Migration and Society)
  • HCRU (Health Communication Research Unit)
  • CISA (Centre for Indian Studies)
  • Link Centre (Learning Information Networking Knowledge)
  • Marang Centre for Mathematics and Science Education
  • Public Affairs Research Institute 
  • SWOP (Society, Work and Development Institute)
  • WICE (Wits Centre for Ethics)
  • WICDS (Wits Centre for Diversity Studies)
  • WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research)

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