Wits Science Courses
There are nine Schools in the Faculty, clustered in four groupings: the Mathematical Sciences, the Physical Sciences, the Earth Sciences and the Biological Sciences.
School of Animal, Plant & Environmental Sciences
Studies focus at the level of living things and their interaction with the environment.
School of Chemistry
Describes the world around us from a chemical, biological and physical point of view.
School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
The application of advanced mathematics & computational techniques to real-world problems.
School of Geography, Archaeology & Environmental Studies
The School is one of the most productive research units at Wits.
School of Geosciences
Involves the study of the Earth – principally its solid part (rocks), but also how this interacts with the air, water and life.
School of Mathematics
The quantitative and logic structure that forms the basis of all analytical science.
School of Molecular & Cell Biology
Focus areas: Biochemistry & cell biology, Genetics & developmental biology and Microbiology & biotechnology.
School of Physics
The School of Physics is one of the most productive research structures in the country.
School of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Offers a leading-edge curriculum that combines both business and mathematical subjects.