Disciplines

Classics

Classics is in general terms the study of ancient civilisations, particularly those of ancient Greece and Rome. The discipline offers three study-routes, which can be followed independently or in combination through the BA and the BSocSc (General Studies) degrees

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Ethics Studies

Ethics Studies deals in an inter-disciplinary way with behaviour, traditions and institutions that seek to foster that which is judged to be right and good by society’s main value-systems, drawing on historical, comparative, philosophical and scientific insights, with a strong emphasis on applied ethical issues.

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Philosophy

Philosophy means the love of wisdom. Students of Philosophy explore ideas about our world and ourselves, examining them systematically and critically, in order to work out what we should believe. Philosophy gives you the opportunity to carefully question, think about, write about, and discuss fundamental aspects of your existence.

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Religion

The study of Religion encompasses the scientific study of the major world religions in context. Focused on the African continent, it engages the study of religious phenomena in terms of the significance of their historical, ritual, moral, organizational and belief systems.

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Ethics Studies (PG)

About Ethics Studies Ethics Studies deals in an inter-disciplinary way with behaviour, traditions and institutions that seek to foster that which is judged to be

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Philosophy (PG)

What is Philosophy? Students of philosophy explore ideas about our world, and ourselves, examining them systematically and critically, in order to work out what we

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Religion & Social Transformation

Contact information Prof JA Smit or Ms Nalita Masiza Tel: 031-2607303; 031-2607303  Email: smitj@ukzn.ac.za and Masiza@ukzn.ac.za About Religion & Social Transformation Religion explores more than

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Religion Studies (PG)

Contact Information For more information on our admissions process into our School, please contact: Mrs. Cathy Murugan Research and Higher Degrees Officer (SRPC) Tel: +27

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Theology

Theology Postgraduate Progammes African Theology Biblical Studies History of Christianity Catholic Theology Christian Spirituality Gender and Religion Ministerial Studies Religion and Governance Theology and Development

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