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.
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- Medical Sciences
- Health Systems Sciences
- System Dynamics for Health Sciences
- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International9004 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9004 USD per year during 36 months.
National4502 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4502 USD per year during 36 months.
R 65 910
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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