Welcome to the website of the section of Physics (Durban) of the School of Chemistry and Physics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

The section of Physics (Durban) consists of the Physics-Durban Academic Group and associated research and support staff in the School of Chemistry and Physics. The section is based at two sites in Durban: the Westville Campus (where the academic and administrative staff are based) and the Howard College Campus. In its teaching programme it offers a Major in Physics in the BSc degree, service courses on other undergraduate programmes, an Honours (Fourth Year) degree in physics, MSc by research, and PhD. It has a range of research interests, including quantum information processing and communication, space, plasma and atmospheric physics, physics of materials, laser physics, astrophysics, particle physics, and solar energy. The section is host to the regional node of the National Institute of Theoretical Physics (NITheP) on the Westville Campus.

(You can find the section of Physics (Pietermaritzburg) site here.)

Physics-Durban Academic Group
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus
University Road
Private Bag X54001
Durban 4000

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