Faculty of Humanities (University of the Witwatersrand)

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University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Faculty of Humanities
Type Public
Dean Tawana Kupe
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
26°11′30.83″S 28°01′45.86″E / 26.1918972°S 28.0294056°E / -26.1918972; 28.0294056Coordinates: 26°11′30.83″S 28°01′45.86″E / 26.1918972°S 28.0294056°E / -26.1918972; 28.0294056
Affiliations University of the Witwatersrand
Website http://www.wits.ac.za/humanities

The Faculty of Humanities is one of the faculties of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, located in the South West Engineering Building on East Campus.[1] The Dean of the Faculty is Professor Tawana Kupe.[2] The Faculty offers undergraduate Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Education (BEd) degrees, and postgraduate Honours (BA Hons.), Masters (MA) and PhD degrees. The Faculty encompasses the following schools:[3]

  • Social Sciences
  • Literature and Language Studies
  • Human and Community Development
  • Arts
  • Education

Courses provided[edit]

The School of Social Sciences, located in Central Block,[4] provides undergraduate courses in:[5]

  • Anthropology
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Philosophy
  • Political Studies
  • Sociology

The School of Literature and Language Studies, located in Senate House, provides undergraduate courses in:[6]

  • African Languages
  • African Literature
  • English Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Linguistics
  • Media Studies
  • Portuguese
  • South African Sign Language
  • Spanish
  • Translation and Interpreting Studies

The School of Human and Community Development, located in the Umthombo Building,[7] offers undergraduate courses in:[8]

  • Psychology
  • Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • Social Work

The School of Arts, located in the Wits School of Arts,[9] offers undergraduate courses in:[10]

  • Digital Arts
  • Drama
  • Fine Arts
  • History of Art
  • Music
  • Film and Television

The School of Education, located at Wits Education Campus, offers undergraduate courses in:[11]

  • Foundation Phases Teaching
  • Senior Phase Teaching
  • Secondary Teaching

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wits University Faculty of Humanities, Contact Us, retrieved 7 December 2011
  2. ^ Who's Who SA, Tawana Kupe, retrieved 7 December 2011
  3. ^ Wits University, Faculty of Humanities, retrieved 7 December 2011
  4. ^ Wits University Faculty of Humanities, School of Social Sciences, Contact Us, retrieved 7 December 2011
  5. ^ Wits School of Social Sciences, retrieved 7 December 2011
  6. ^ Wits School of Literature and Language Studies, retrieved 7 December 2011
  7. ^ Wits School of Human and Community Development, Contact Us, retrieved 7 December 2011
  8. ^ Wits School of Human and Community Development, Academics, retrieved 7 December 2011
  9. ^ Wits School of Arts, Contact Us, retrieved 7 December 2011
  10. ^ Wits School of Arts, retrieved 7 December 2011
  11. ^ Wits School of Education, retrieved 7 December 2011