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PGDip (Tropical 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 (Tropical 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 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

Final Year

  • Principles of communicable disease control
  • Seminars in tropical health (Agent)
  • Seminars in tropical health (Environment)
  • Seminars in tropical health (Host)
  • Tropical health examination
  • Case studies in tropical medicine and health
  • Research report
  • Clinical tropical medicine
  • Investigating outbreaks
  • Learning in public health

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

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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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