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 Acting Dean: Prof A Rhoda

Author: CHS Faculty

 The Faculty of Community & Health Sciences is an internationally recognised centre for community-based, interdisciplinary education and research in the Health and Social Sciences.




TIMG_2753.JPGhe Faculty of Community & Health Sciences is an internationally recognised centre for community-based, interdisciplinary education and research in the Health and Social Sciences. It has a long history of focusing on promoting equity and community development in its education and training of professionals, and is involved in partnerships with service providers and communities in urban, as well as rural areas within South Africa and other African countries
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Our Faculty offers a unique opportunity for career opportunities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Dietetics, Psychology, Social Work, Sport, Recreation and Exercise Science, Complementary Health Sciences (Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Phytotherapy, and Naturopathy) and in Public Health.
Through its excellence in Community Based Education and research the Faculty has gained recognition of international organisations such as the Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH), WHO, UN and UNICEF. In 2012, the School of Public health was awarded a NRF SARCHI Chair in Health Systems research.
Individuals within the faculty also actively contribute to the national and international arena of publications in our niche areas of sport for development (ICESSD), scholarship of teaching and learning, social determinants of HIV/AIDS and CDL as well as child, family and community studies.
We thus welcome all prospective and returning undergraduate and postgraduate students to our Faculty.
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