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Comprehensive Book List

The booklist information is categorised according to Faculties and Schools. Not all Schools utilise a list of prescribed and recommended books, thus not all University Schools appear on this list.

Below you will find spreadsheets of book titles recommended or prescribed as communicated by participating Schools.



Commerce, Law and Management

 CLM 2020

Engineering and the Built Environment

 EBE 2020

Health Sciences


  • For the following courses ANAT 2020, 2005, 2030, 2031, 2033 and 4014/4015, only one of the two books is required:
    •  Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy, 14th edition (International) ISBN: 978-1469890685


      Atlas of Human Anatomy (Enhanced International version), 6th edition ISBN: 13-9781455704187

  • For the course ANAT 3002, only one of the two books is required:
    • Human Osteology, 3rd (2012) edition

      ISBN: 9780123741349


      The Human Bone Manual (2005)

      ISBN: 13:978-0120884674

 HSci 2020


 Hum 2020



The comprehensive file incorporates all School information into a single downloadable file.

If you are unable to locate the required/recommended books for your course, kindly contact the school concerned for information about the book/s required.


1. LibGuides:

Some titles above (prescribed or recommended) 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.