Welcome to the Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law.
The Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law(FCAL) is transforming into a vibrant and dynamic Faculty at the University of Zululand. The University is restructured for relevance and advocates a career-focussed education with emphasis on meeting the needs of its rural environment, as well as its commitment to commerce and industry. The Faculty comprises the Office of the Dean, a Faculty Office and five academic departments, viz, Department of Accounting (including Information Technology), Department of Business Management (incorporating Human Resources Management), Department of Economics (Incorporating BCom 4-Year extended degee), Department of Public Administration and Department of Law (incorporating the Centre for Legal Services).
In addition to core academic programmes and qualifications, these departments also undertake research and provide certificated courses and training in a variety of related activities relevant to commerce, industry, government, civil society and the non- governmental sector. The Faculty also offers Certificates, Advanced Certificates, Diploma, National Diplomas at the Richards Bay Campus. All degrees and promammes of the Faculty are accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE).and registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Faculty also participates avidly in community outreach and development programmes.
To be a Faculty of choice and relevance for commerce, administration, law and the local community in ensuring a supportive and caring ethos that contributes meaningfully to the quality of life of all who live in the region of KZN, South Africa and the African continent within the global context.
To continue providing relevant qualifications, training and development needs of commerce, industry, public sector, civil society and the non-governmental sectors through partnerships and by ensuring sustainable development through knowledge production, management and research in these and related fields