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PGDip (Occupational Medicine and Health)

University of Pretoria - Faculty of Health Sciences
2 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Pretoria
English
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About this program

PGDip (Occupational Medicine and Health)

A curriculum comprises prescribed modules and/or a research report compiled in conjunction with the head of department or Chairperson of the School. Details regarding the curriculum and syllabuses are published in a brochure which is available on request from the relevant department or School.

Students may, with the approval of the Head of the Department of Public Health Medicine or the Chairperson of the School of Health Systems and Public Health, register simultaneously for Part I and Part II of a diploma which extends over two academic years.

Admission requirements

MBChB (or equivalent) degree. Completed internship of at least one year. Applicable professional work experience (post-internship) of at least one year. Currently registered as a medical practitioner with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) or registration with the Licensing authority in the country of domicile.


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Program content

Curriculum Year 1

  • Research project: Occupational health
  • Health risk assessment
  • Introduction to environmental and occupational health
  • Occupational health law
  • Clinical skills in occupational medicine
  • Diploma examination: Occupational health (Part 1)
  • Diploma examination: Occupational health (Part 2)
  • Learning in public health
  • Human resource management and industrial sociology

Final Year

  • Managing occupational health services
  • Primary epidemiology
  • Principles of occupational medicine
  • Principles of occupational hygiene and toxicology
  • Diploma examination: Occupational health (Part 1)
  • Diploma examination: Occupational health (Part 2)

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition

For more information about tuition fees, please contact the University.

Qualification

Total Credits: 120

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University of Pretoria - Faculty of Health Sciences

To date, more than 31 000 alumni have completed their training at this institution and we remain committed to ensuring that our graduates are competent, responsible, passionate, and holistic healthcare professionals. Quality is at the heart of the Faculty’s commitment...


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Contact info

University of Pretoria - Faculty of Health Sciences

cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
Hatfield
South Africa

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