Arts & Social Science
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Departments & Centres

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Depa
rtments

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences hosts 18 departments that represent three broad disciplinary groups, namely Arts, Languages and Social Sciences.

Arts:

Drama

Music

Visual Arts

Languages:

African Languages*

Afrikaans and Dutch

Ancient Studies

English

​​General Linguistic​s​

Modern Foreign Lan​guages

​​Social Sciences:​
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Geography and Environmental Studies

History

Information Science

Journalism

Philosophy

Political Science

Psychology

Social Work

Sociology and Social Anthropology

                ​​​Centres

                The following research an​d service centres are situated within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

                 

                Africa Open Institute​

                Centre for Applied Ethics ​

                Centre for Bible Interpretation and Translation in Africa 

                Centre for Chinese Studies 

                Centre for Community Psychology Services​ 

                Centre for Geographical Analysis 

                Centre for International and Comparative Politics 

                Centre for Knowledge Dynamics and Decision-making 

                Centre for Research on Evaluation, ​Science and Technology (CREST)​

                Centre for Regional and Urban Innovation and Statistical Exploration (CRUISE) 

                Centre for Science and Technology Mass Communication (CENSCOM)​​

                DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy​

                HUMARGA

                Graduate School​

                ​​Research Alliance for Disaster and Risk Reduction (RADAR)​ ​​


                 * Please note that not all our departments and centres have their own websites.