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Comprehensive Book List

The 2019-Comprehensive Booklist is now available.

If you are unable to download the the PDF file, please send a request for the file to, alternatively you may call 011 717 1223 for assistance. 

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 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.