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Hyperbaric Medicine (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #251 (WUR) Stellenbosch, South Africa
The vision of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), through the Hyperbaric Medicine (Hons) at the Stellenbosch University, is to promote health and equality in South Africa and beyond. 
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Why to study

The Hyperbaric Medicine (Hons) programme at the Stellenbosch University trains medical practitioners in the field of hyperbaric medicine. As a medical practitioner you are exposed to various hyperbaric medicine concepts, with the main focus being on the practice of hyperbaric medicine in the clinical hospital setting. This programme does not cover the occupational health aspects related to diving medicine or hyperbaric tunnelling. These occupational health aspects are covered in the Underwater Medicine programme.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Operational Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Advanced Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Assignment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • The MB,ChB degree of this or another recognised university, or an equivalent qualification acceptable for registration as medical practitioner in the category independent practice
  • A completed internship year(s)
  • A valid diving medical fitness certificate (or the ability to get one before participating in hyperbaric exposures)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5556 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5556 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4213 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4213 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3011 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3011 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • SADC: R60,000
  • Africa: R83,940
  • Rest of World: R110,700

Living costs for Stellenbosch

  • 7630 - 10640 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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