UNISA Department of Environmental Sciences

By | November 10, 2019

UNISA Department of Environmental Sciences

In the 21st century, apprehensions about the impact of issues such as climate change, resource degradation, and population growth on the Earth and its environment are escalating and the Department of Environmental Sciences at UNISA is uniquely equipped to deal with these challenges.

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We, as an interdisciplinary department within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, present a comprehensive curriculum with undergraduate, graduate as well as non-formal short learning programmes in the fields of Environmental Science, Nature Conservation and Ornamental Horticulture & Landscaping. The Department seeks to expand the knowledge and skills of our students through cutting edge research, technologically advanced training and service to students’ worldwide but with special niche to the broader African community Emphasis is placed on marketable, real-life skills, creativity, leadership, and a commitment to good global citizenship in order to make an environmental difference and to create opportunities for life-long learning.

Department of Environmental Sciences

Academic enquiries
Diploma in Nature ConservationDr Haemish Melville
Email: melviha@unisa.ac.za
Diploma in Ornamental HorticultureMs Henriëtta Samuels
Email: hsamuels@unisa.ac.za
BA or BSc in Environmental Science or Environmental Management (Department of Geography)Mr Rudi Pretorius
Email: pretorw@unisa.ac.za
Administrative enquiries related to Short Learning Programmes
Manoko MoimaTel: +27 (0) 11 670 9497
Email: moimams@unisa.ac.za
Lutendo PhidzaTel: +27 (0) 11 471 3092
Email: lphidza@unisa.ac.za
Marion GafffneyTel: +27 (0) 11 471 2616
Email: mgaffney@unisa.ac.za
Annamarie MulderTel: +27 (0) 11 471 2143
Email: tkoekea@unisa.ac.za
Manager: Centre for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CSAES)
Elna van NiekerkTel: +27 (0) 11 471 2325
Email: vniekhj@unisa.ac.za
Postgraduate enquiries
BTech Degree in Nature ConservationDr Kerry Slater
Email: slatek@unisa.ac.za
BSc Honours in Environmental Science
BSc Honours in Environmental Management
BSc Honours in Environmental Monitoring and Modeling
Prof. Kevin Mearns
Email: mearnkf@unisa.ac.za
Master / Doctorate in Environmental Science
Master / Doctorate in Environmental Management
MSc in Nature Conservation
MSc in Ornamental Horticulture
Ms Penny Ngcobo
Tel. +27 (0) 11 471 3296
Email: ngcobpn@unisa.ac.za

If your query is not covered by the above, please contact: caesenquiries@unisa.ac.za

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