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Health Systems Sciences

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

36 months
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9004 USD/year
4502 USD/year
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About

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg's Bachelor of Health Sciences in the field of Health Systems Sciences allows you to study public health and the incidence, distribution, and control of diseases.

Overview

Key facts

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg's Bachelor of Health Sciences in the field of Health Systems Sciences covers the factors and processes that contribute to disease outbreak and control. It includes a combined Anatomy and Physiology module to help you to understand the underlying principles of health and disease.

You will also gain a basic understanding of disease epidemiology, leading into courses dealing with public health, primary healthcare and health management and health systems.

You will also gain biostatistics skills to help you to interpret data. These critical skills are in short supply in southern Africa.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Health Systems Sciences
  • System Dynamics for Health Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

432 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • English Home Language OR First Additional Language Level 5
  • Mathematics Level 5
  • Life Sciences AND/OR Physical Science Level 5
  • The Faculty of Health Sciences uses a composite index score to guide applicant selection. This includes:1) Your matric academic results for five subjects: English, Mathematics, Physical Science/Life Sciences and the best two other subjects. We consider the percentage achieved, not the symbol.2) National Benchmark Test (NBT) scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9004 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4502 USD per year during 36 months.

R 65 910

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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