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Comprehensive Book List

The comprehensive book list for all Faculties and Schools can be downloaded here:

2018 Comprehensive Booklist

2017 Comprehensive Booklist

Kindly note that certain information was not captured upon publishing of the above list, below locate errata to the 2017 booklist:

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1. LibGuides:

Some titles above (prescribed or recommed) are available either in the Wits libraries or online, please visit LibGuides links below for the respective faculties.


LibGuide - Links

Engineering and the Built Environment Prescribed, Recommended and Open Textbooks LibGuide
Health Sciences Prescribed, Recommended and Open Textbooks LibGuide

2. Visitors to the page:

  • For any book related queries .ie. information not clear in the list or missing, you should contact the booklist coordinator for that school/faculty offering the course. The contact details of booklist coordinators are located at the beginning of each section.
  • The first year books are also listed in the comprehensive file, use your course code to locate the prescribed/recommended book.



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