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Welcome to Department of Physics and Engineering

Physics is an exciting intellectual adventure that inspires young people and expands the frontiers of our knowledge about Nature.

Welcome message from the HOD

It is with great pleasure and excitement that I warmly welcome you to the website of the Department of Physics and Engineering. Our Department of Physics and Engineering  is uniquely positioned to foster research, scholarship and community engagement through the creative and intellectual drive of our staff and students

  • The Physics and Engineering Department is situated at Blocks E and F in the KwaDlangezwa Campus of the University of Zululand.  Currently, we offer modules leading to a BSc (Physics ). This is followed by a one year BSc (Hons).
  • We also offer post-graduate studies leading to MSc and PhD in physics within the scope of research themes, namely, nanotechnology, nuclear physics and solid state physics.

  • As a department we are engaged in various community activities e.g. our Science Centre in Richards Bay has a wide range of activities for learners, educators and public in general.

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