Disciplines/Thematic Groups

The School of Applied Human Sciences (SAHS) consists of Criminology and Forensic Studies, Psychology, The Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS), and Social Work. It offers a range of exciting professional and general degree programmes at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

The Social Work programme leads to registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as a professional social worker.

The Psychology programme offers general and structured (that is, focused) degree programmes, some of which lead to a specialisation in Counselling, Educational, Clinical or Research Psychology.

The Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) is the premier African graduate research centre specializing in public health and development communication, political economy and history of media and in cultural tourism studies.

The Criminology and Forensic Studies programme offers undergraduate and postgraduate training with a strong emphasis in Victimology.


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