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The University of KwaZulu-Natal or UKZN is a university with five campuses in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. It was formed on 1 January 2004 after the merger between the University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville.
The university is made up of four colleges, which are in turn made up of several schools. In most cases, a subdivision is spread across one or more of the university’s campuses. For example, the Chemistry is in both the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses.
College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science
- School of Engineering
- School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences
- School of Chemistry and Physics
- School of Life Sciences
- School Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
College of Health Sciences
- School of Clinical Medicine
- School of Laboratory Medicine & Medical Sciences
- School of Health Sciences
- School of Nursing & Public Health
College of Humanities
- School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics
- School of Arts
- School of Social Sciences
- School of Applied Human Sciences
- School of Built Environment and Development Studies
- School of Education
College of Law and Management Studies
- Graduate School of Business and Leadership (Business Management Association in cooperation with Hampton College Durban)
- School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
- School of Law
- School of Management, IT and Governance
An institute built in cooperation with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute is the new KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, opened in 2012. It is on the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine campus.