Study Archaeology/Palaeoanthropology at UJ

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Undergraduate Studies

Students can apply to study for a BA degree with a major in Anthropology or a BSc degree with a major in Geology. Please visit the relevant departmental websites for more info on the undergraduate application process. Please note that undergraduate applications close on 30 September 2022 @ 12:00.

Postgraduate Studies

We offer Postgraduate degrees (Hons, MA/MSc and PhD) in the following topics:

  • Hominin genetics and physiology
  • Worked bone technology
  • Palaeo-TrACKs
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems
  • Palaeo-herpetology
  • Plio-Pleistocene Fauna
  • Geochronology
  • Landscape Evolution

The following staff members are available to offer supervision at all postgraduate levels of study. Please visit their pages for more info on their specialties:

Prof Marlize Lombard

Prof Justin Bradfield

Dr Dipuo Winnie Kgotleng

Dr Matt Caruana

Dr Nonny Vilakazi

Dr Tebogo Makhubela

Please note that applications for all postgraduate programmes close on 31 October 2022. Should you need more information on studying for a postgraduate degree with the P-RI please contact Dr Nonny Vilakazi.