The Population Studies and Demography programme offers programmes in population studies at Bachelor, Postgraduate Diploma, Honours, Masters and Doctoral levels. Students are equipped with knowledge and skills in demographic analysis, population and development interrelationships needed by implementers of population policies and integrated population-related programmes.

Future employment opportunities

Graduates of Population Studies are in demand in Southern Africa. They may find employment in various government departments such as Statistics South Africa where they will be involved in collecting, processing and analysing data for planning; non-governmental organisations; civic society organisations; international development agencies; academic and research institutions; and national and provincial population units that undertake demographic and related activities.

Degree options


Mahikeng Campus only