Faculty of Cunsumer Science

Faculty of Consumer Sciences

Faculty Establishment

The University council approved the establishment of the Faculty of Consumer Sciences with effect from 1 July 2016.  The Faculty of Consumer Sciences formerly known as the Department of Consumer Sciences earlier known as the Department of Home Economics at the University of Swaziland was established in 1974 as part of the Faculty of Agriculture at the Luyengo Campus.  It developed over years and increased in student enrolment, programme offering and graduate output
Prof W. Solomon



The Faculty of Choice in Consumer Sciences in the region and beyond.                             


The Faculty is to produce professionals through quality teaching, and to conduct innovative and entrepreneurial research and community engagement for sustainable development.


The Faculty of Consumer Sciences offers a diverse yet integrated menu of scientific and technical courses with concepts and skills to enable a better understanding of factors impacting consumers’ general well-being and the achievement of an improved quality of life. Graduates work as development change agents in government departments and institutions, family, civic and non-governmental organisations, international agencies to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and information for ‘smart’ and efficient consumption.