WSU Faculty Of Natural Science, Welcome to the Faculty of Natural Sciences. We offer a wide range of highly acclaimed programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels. Our graduates find employment in the private sector and with government and there is renewed effort by the faculty to guide our graduates to create their own businesses and remain selfreliant.
The faculty makes every effort to ensure that your stay with us is as comfortable as possible. We have a Science Students Society, a grouping of our young, friendly and hardworking students who are ready to welcome you and work with you throughout your academic career
You will meet fellow students and staff coming from different parts of the country and interestingly also others coming from other countries other than South Africa. You will learn to live and work in unison with all these people and it is this universality of people, cultures and knowledge that constitutes a university. I assure you that your stay with us will be an enjoyable one.
As you may be aware, our government has prioritised amongst other disciplines Mathematics and Science as focus areas for development. Therefore, the Faculty of Natural Sciences falls within this focus and you should be proud to be part of this exceptional group of people who are passionate about mathematics and scientific innovation, the cornerstones of our economy and development. By the time you leave our faculty you shall be well trained and skilled to face the challenges of the work environment.
Faculty of Natural Sciences
The Faculty of Natural Sciences comprises the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Computing as well as Chemical and Physical Sciences. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes ranging from Diplomas, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Honours) and Master of Science. The faculty is located at the Nelson Mandela Drive site of the Mthatha campus.