Why study for an honours degree? A Wits BSc Honours (BScHons) degree will give you a deeper understanding of your field of study and hone your critical writing and research skills - skills that are respected and sought after in the job market. A quality honours degree is also a pathway to further study and higher degree research.
Why Wits is a great choice for your degree More than 85% of our research is published in international journals. From telling the story of life, to finding solutions to deep level mining problems, from searching for the Higgs boson at CERN, to understanding the complexities of human interaction, our researchers are working with the best in the world to change our society for the better.
Researchers in training Our young researchers and researchers-in-training are nurtured in an environment where discovery and creativity is encouraged and where ideas are discussed freely in a spirit of openness and tolerance. Staff and postgraduate students are encouraged to push the boundaries of knowledge by tackling fundamental research questions and producing publications of the highest quality.
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Biological and Life Sciences Programmes taught by the Schools of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, and Molecular and Cell Biology.
Earth Sciences Courses in this cluster are largely taught through the Schools of Geosciences and Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies.
Mathematical Sciences Programmes offered through the Schools of Mathematics, Computer Science & Applied Mathematics, and Statistics and Actuarial Science.