The Faculty of Humanities extends a warm welcome to you
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand is one of the leading centres of undergraduate and postgraduate studies in South Africa and Africa.
You have made a wise choice in enrolling with a Faculty that is at the cutting-edge of undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Our teaching and research approaches are innovative multi-disciplinary, cross-disciplinary and transdisciplinary. This means that you will meet with academics that are recognised as leaders in their fields and participate in programmes that link the arts, social sciences, natural science, law and management. As a student in our Faculty, you will go through rigorous theoretical and methodological training which imparts strong research and analytical skills and enables you to adapt to the constantly changing world of work. In our Faculty, you will learn about yourself and the world in ways that will transform you and the way you understand the world. In creating an enriching learning experience for you, we encourage you to choose your subjects wisely by identifying those which are of interest to you.