College of Law and
Management Studies

College of Law & Management Studies

The college has four schools spread across three campuses Westville, Howard, and Pietermaritzburg


Welcome to the College of Law & Management Studies

We hope that you will be inspired to join our College as a student or, that as a parent, you will be convinced to entrust your young adult(s) to our academic care. Our College prides itself on offering a supportive and student-centred learning environment at each of the Howard College, Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses. The College consists of about 300 dedicated academic and supportive administrative staff and approximately 11000 committed students. Our academics and professional services staff mission is to facilitate the academic and social growth of all students in our care.

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Latest News

Distinguished Teachers’ Award for Dedicated “African” Academic

Not many people would leave a successful career as an attorney in the United States for a lecturing and research...
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Master’s Research Unpacks Needs of Differently Abled Employees

Research by Master’s in Public Administration graduate, Mr Jerome Thokozani Mkhize, concentrated on the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA)...
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Doctoral Graduate Explores Ways to Assist Young Entrepreneurs Start Their Own Businesses

Research on how to enable more young South Africans to start their own businesses was carried out by Doctorate in...
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Double Celebration for Brainy Twin Brothers

For identical twins Dale and Dean Adams graduating together at this year’s UKZN Graduation ceremonies is the culmination of a...
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Doctoral Graduate Changes Focus Midstream and Still Succeeds!

When the large Ethiopian PhD student cohort funding doctoral graduate Mr Zelalem Gurmessa’s studies was abandoned by the Ethiopian government...
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Malegapuru William Makgoba Scholarship Recipient Graduates Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting summa cum laude graduate, Ms Sallihah Arbee’s dedication to her studies from day one of...
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Road Safety – Her Job and the Subject of her Master’s Thesis

As a road safety practitioner at the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport, Public Administration master’s graduate, Ms Edith Nompumelelo Moloi, has...
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High Achievers Receive Bachelor of Commerce Degrees Cum Laude

Mr Nhlakanipho Mbhense received his Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics cum laude while Ms Aadila Rahman was awarded a...
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PhD Support Group Played Major Role in Doctoral Graduates’ Success

Three UKZN PhD graduates were supported in their research and studies by a cohort initiative facilitated by Professor Maxwell Phiri...
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Doctoral Studies Involve “Driving for Data” Missions into Neighbouring Countries

Doctoral student, Mr Edward Nondo, travelled extensively - more than 116 000km - through Malawi, Zambia and South Africa doing...
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Master’s Research Explores African Customary Law Regarding Children Switched at Birth

The Application of African Customary Law in relation to children switched at birth was explored by Medical Law Master's graduate...
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Aspirant Manager Graduates Summa Cum Laude

Hard work and the will to succeed paid off for Ms Tebogo Darlynn Mabunda who graduated with her Bachelor of...
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Thirst for Knowledge Motivated Two BAdmin Honours Cum Laude Graduates

A desire to acquire more knowledge and additional higher qualifications were motivating factors for Mr Sphamandla Gumede and Ms Nompilo...
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Cum Laude for Confident Young Woman

‘I chose HR because I consider myself to be an extrovert as well as an influential person and felt the...
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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree for UKZN Staffer

Admissions Officer at the School of Education on the Pietermaritzburg campus, Ms Geshree Kannie, who recently graduated with a Bachelor...
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Commerce Building , PMB Campus
Friday, October 18, 2019
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