The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Natural Sciences rank 4th in South Africa, following UCT, WITS and Stellenbosch, according to the latest QS Quacquarelli Symonds rankings released on 16 September 2014.
This places UJ Natural Sciences firmly in the league of international universities such as Université du Québec in Canada, Universität Ulm in Germany, University of Gothenburg in Sweden,
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul in Brazil and the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR).
Natural Sciences Subjects
Natural Sciences includes Physics and Astronomy, Mathematics, Environmental Sciences, Earth and Marine Sciences, Chemistry and Materials Sciences and Geography, which are ranked by QS. Geography is ranked in the top 200 universities world-wide.
UJ researchers in the Natural Sciences collaborate extensively with researchers at universities.
As an example, UJ researchers from the Department of Physicscollaborate with researchers at Stanford University and University of Edinburgh, both ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide by QS. They regularly publish in academic journals covering Condensed Matter Physics and Nuclear and High Energy Physics.
Global rankings for Arts and Humanities subjects
Meanwhile the subjects of Education and Training, English Languageand Literature, Law and Legal Studies, and Politics attained the globaltop 200 university ranking in 2014. UJ Arts and Humanities rank 5th in South Africa.
Study at UJ: Undergraduates from South Africa and other countries
UJ offers a broad range of undergraduate courses, taught in English, in its mission as a comprehensive university in sunny Johannesburg, South Africa, two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. UJ welcomes undergraduate students from South Africa, Africa and all over the world.
The 2015 Prospectus detailing how to apply for courses and bursaries, as well as detailed descriptions of undergraduate courses is availablehere.
If you’re a South African citizen, apply online for an undergrad course (Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Science, Engineering, Technology, etc).
Study at UJ: Postgraduates from South Africa and other countries
South Africa is a sunny, attractive place to study for your post-graduate qualification. The University of Johannesburg’s nine faculties offer a range of study options and generous funding for postgraduate research. UJ welcomes students from South Africa, Africa and all over the world to further their studies in a vibrant and supportive English-speaking environment.
If you’re a South African citizen, apply online for a postgraduate course.