All University of Fort Hare courses, campuses, and contact details

All University of Fort Hare courses, campuses, and contact details

The University of Fort Hare, also referred to as Fort Hare University or UFH, is one of South Africa’s premier institutions of higher education. It has been in operation for over a hundred years and continues to deliver with no signs of slowing down. This article is about all the University of Fort Hare courses available in 2020.

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The University of Fort Hare courses offered since it was opened in 1916 have evolved over the years. They are now governed under the six separate faculties listed below:

  1. Faculty of Management and Commerce
  2. Faculty of Health Sciences
  3. Faculty of Education
  4. Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
  5. Faculty of Science and Agriculture
  6. Faculty of Law (Nelson R. Mandela School of Law)

The Fort Hare University prospectus of 2020 contains the most useful information for registration as well as all the updated University of Fort Hare courses and requirements. The specific requirements can also be found through each individual faculty’s page.

UFH faculties

A rundown of all the faculties and qualifications offered is as listed below.

Faculty of Management and Commerce

This faculty is divided into 7 departments:

  1. The Department of Accounting
  2. The Department of Economics
  3. The Department of Development Studies
  4. The Department of Business Management
  5. The Department of Industrial Psychology
  6. The Department of Information Systems
  7. The Department of Public Administration

1. Department of Accounting

The Nkhulu Department of Accounting is headed by Ntombi Mnconywa and offers 5 courses:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting (ADA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (General Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours – Taxation)
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2. Department of Economics

The Department of Economics, headed by Mrs Palesa Makhetha-Kosi offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies. The undergraduate courses are:

  • Economics 1
  • Economics 2
  • Economics 3
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Majoring in Economics (60016)

The postgraduate courses are:

  • General Economics Stream, 60502 (Alice Campus)
  • Transport Economics Stream, 60512 (Alice Campus)
  • Financial Markets Stream, 60511 (East London Campus)
  • Masters of Commerce in Economics (60016)
  • Doctor of Commerce in Economics (61500)

3. Department of Development Studies

It is headed by Priscilla B. Monyai offers the following undergraduate courses:

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Library Studies

The following postgraduate courses are offered:

  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Development Studies (30507)
  • Master of Commerce in Development Studies (31001), offered through research and dissertation writing
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies (61502) – (DDV901) offered through research and thesis writing

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4. Department of Business Management

It is headed by Dr Ellen Rungani of Alice Campus. The following undergraduate courses are offered:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Business Management) – 60018 (3 years)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Business Management) – 61018 (4 years)

The postgraduate programme offers the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Business Management) as well as Masters and Doctorate studies through research and dissertation writing.

5. Department of Industrial Psychology

The department's website seems to have fallen silent recently but any updates in the future will be reflected in this article.

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6. Department of Information Systems

It is headed by Mr Duane Boucher and offers the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems)
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Information Systems)
  • Master of Commerce (Information Systems) by dissertation i.e. 100% research
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Information Systems) by thesis i.e. 100% research

7. Department of Public Administration

It is headed by Professor O.I. Nzewi and offers the following undergraduate courses:

  • Bachelor of Administration in Public Administration (62005) (Alice Campus)
  • Bachelor of Administration in Public Administration (62005) (Bhisho Campus)
  • Bachelor of Administration in Public Administration for Advanced Certificate Holders (62005) (Bhisho Campus)
  • Higher Certificate in Public Administration for Community Service (60515)
  • Advanced Certificate in Public Administration for Community Service (60514)

The following postgraduate courses are offered:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Monitoring and Evaluation (60516)
  • Bachelor of Administration Honours in Public Administration (62502)
  • Master of Public Administration (Coursework and mini-dissertation) (31010)
  • Master of Administration (M. Admin) (Alice Campus) (63003) (Two-year programme)
  • Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) (Alice Campus) (61504) (Three-year programme)
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Faculty of Health Sciences

Its certificate and diploma programme offers an Advanced Diploma in District Health Management and Leadership.

The University of Fort Hare undergraduate courses offered here are the following:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Therapy
  • Bachelor of Health in Human Movement Science

The postgraduate programme offers the following:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • Master in Nursing Science
  • Master in Nursing Science - Health Management
  • Master in Nursing Science - Medical-surgical Nursing
  • Master in Nursing Science - Midwifery & Neonatal Nursing
  • Master of Nursing Science - Community Health Nursing
  • Master of Nursing Science - Midwifery & Neonatal Nursing
  • Master of Nursing Science - Nursing Education
  • Master of Nursing Science - Psychiatric Nursing
  • Masters in Public Health - MPH
  • Masters in Public Health: Albertina Sisulu Executive Fellowship Programme
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Management HIV/AIDS
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Faculty of Education

The dean of this faculty is Prof V. Mncube. The certificates offered are the following:

  • Advanced Certificate
  • Postgraduate Certificate

The University of Fort Hare diploma courses offered here are the following:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education and Training
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education Leadership, Management and Development
  • National Professional Diploma in Education (NPDE)

The degrees offered are the following:

  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (B.Ed. (Hons))

The postgraduate courses offered are:

  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) (51000) by dissertation only
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) (51001) by coursework and research
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education
  • Doctor of Education (D.Ed.)
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Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

The faculty offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Archives and Records Management (32501). Its degrees under the undergraduate programme are the following:

  • Bachelor of Applied Communication Management (30201)
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A) (30000)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (30004)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (30100)
  • Bachelor of Human Settlement (30005)
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (32000)
  • Bachelor of Music (30003)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Human Resource Management) (B.Soc. Sc. (HRM)) (30208)
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.Soc. Sc.) (30002)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (SW) (33002)
  • Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) (10000)

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The postgraduate programme offers the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (B.A. (Hons)) (30500)
  • Bachelor of Theology (Honours) (B.Th (Hons)) (11000)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in African Languages (30513)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Afrikaans (30515)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language and Comparative Literature (30514)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History (30512)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons)) (305001)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) with specialisation in Industrial Relations (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) with specialisation in Industrial Relations) (30518)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) with specialisation in Development (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) with specialisation in Development Studies) (30519)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Communication (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) (Com)) (37501)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Political Science (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) (Pol)) (30504)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Criminology (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) (Crm)) (30506)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Anthropology (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) (Ant)) (30508)
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (Honours) (32500)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music (30517)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Philosophy (30516)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Social Work (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) (SW)) (33501)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Sociology (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) (Soc)) (30503)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) (B.Soc. Sc. (Hons)) (30501)
  • Master of Arts in African Languages (31013)
  • Master of Arts (MA) (31000)
  • Master of Arts in Afrikaans (31015)
  • Master of Arts in English Languages and Comparative Literature (31014)
  • Master of Arts in History (31012)
  • Master of Arts in Music (31017)
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy (31016)
  • Master of Fine Arts: M Fine Arts (30700)
  • Master of Social Science (M.Soc. Sc.) (31001)
  • Master of Library and Information Science (32600)
  • Master of Social Work (34001)
  • Master of Social Science (Communication) (M.Soc. Sc. (Com)) (37701)
  • Master of Social Science (Rural Development) (M.Soc. Sc. (Rural Dev)) (30511)
  • Master of Social Science (Counselling Psychology) (M.Soc. Sc. (C Psy)) (31017)
  • Master of Social Science (Psychology) (M.Soc. Sc. (Psych)) (31003)
  • Masters of Social Science in African Studies (31022)
  • Master of Theology (M.Th.) (11500)
  • Doctor of Literature and Philosophy (D.Litt. et. Phil.) (31600)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (34500)
  • Doctor of Social Science (D.Soc. Sc. (34501))
  • Doctor of Theology (D.Th.) (13500)
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Faculty of Science and Agriculture

This faculty is headed by a dean, Professor N. Monde. It offers the following undergraduate courses:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) Honours Agricultural Extension
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc. Agric.) Animal Production Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc. Agric.) Pasture Science
  • Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) Honours Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc. Agric.) Horticultural Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc. Agric.) Crop Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc. Agric.) Soil Science
  • Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc. Agric.) Agricultural Economics / Economics

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The postgraduate courses offered are the following:

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Geology
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Applied Mathematics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture (PhD) Pasture Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Applied Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture (PhD) Horticultural Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Applied Statistics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture (PhD) Animal Science
  • Bachelor of Science Honours (B.Sc. (Hons)) Biochemistry
  • Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc. Agric.) Horticultural Science
  • Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc. Agric.) Pasture Science
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Applied Mathematics
  • Master of Science (M.Sc) Applied Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Applied Statistics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture (PhD) Agricultural Economics
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Biochemistry
  • Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc. Agric.) Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc. Agric.) Animal Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc. Agric.) Soil Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Entomology
  • Master of Agriculture (M. Agric.) Agricultural Extension
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Mathematical Statistics
  • Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc. Agric.) Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours) (B.Sc. Agric. (Hons)) Horticultural Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Zoology
  • Master of Agriculture (M. Agric.) Agricultural Economics
  • Master of Agriculture (M. Agric.) Agricultural Extension
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Entomology
  • Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc. Agric.) Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Mathematical Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours) (B.Sc. Agric. (Hons)) Horticultural Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Physics
  • Master of Agriculture (M. Agric.) Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Zoology
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Biostatistics and Epidemiology
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Botany
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours) (B.Sc. (Hons)) Agricultural Economics
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours) (B.Sc. Agric. (Hons)) Crop Science
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) (Computer Science)
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours) (B.Sc. Agric. (Hons)) Animal Science
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Ethnobotany
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Entomology
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Geography
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Geology
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Faculty of Law

It is situated at the university’s Nelson R. Mandela School of Law, headed by a dean named Dr Nombulelo Lubisi. It has the following centres and departments:

  • Adjectival Law
  • Legal Clinic
  • Mercantile Law
  • Private Law
  • Public Law
  • Speculum Juris Law Journal
  • UNESCO Oliver Tambo Centre for Human Rights

The courses offered are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Law)
  • Doctor of Laws (J.D.)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M)
  • Master of Philosophy in Human Rights
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights
  • Diploma in Local Government Law and Administration

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Where is University of Fort Hare situated?

The institution has three campuses across the Eastern Cape:

  1. Alice Campus (main campus)
  2. Bhisho Campus
  3. East London Campus

The UFH contact details and UFH address for each campus are listed below:

Alice Campus

  • 1 King Williamstown Road, Alice, 5700
  • Telephone number: 040 602 2011

Bhisho Campus

  • 50 Independence Avenue, Bhisho, 5605
  • Telephone number: 040 608 3403

East London Campus

  • 50 Church Street, East London, 5201
  • Telephone number: 043 704 7000

The institution also has an online presence that is available through the following online avenues:

That concludes our article on University of Fort Hare courses. For UFH online application and tracking (through the My Fort Hare portal) consult the prospectus linked at the beginning.

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