Master On Campus


University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

24 months
2397 USD/year
2397 USD/year
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At the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, we offer the MPharm degree based solely on research in any relevant field of Pharmacy and includes the areas of Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacotherapy.


Key facts

The course may be completed over 2 or 3 years, i.e. full-time or part-time. If done on a part-time basis, students must ensure that research is undertaken at a laboratory that has been approved by the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

The Wits Faculty of Health Sciences remains a leading research hub on the continent and in the world and our research continues to impact directly on improving and saving the lives of people every day.

The Faculty and its associated entities and partners provide a vibrant environment within which some of the best research in the world is undertaken.

In partnership with the Gauteng Health Department and the National Health Laboratory Service, we employ over 1100 medical and dental consultants who are involved in teaching undergraduates and postgraduates and in the research programmes, with a further 330 staff employed by the Faculty. We graduate approximately 1200 students each year.

The programme is offered at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacy
  • Therapeutic Sciences
  • Health Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


190 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelors degree of at least four years duration from Wits or another university or a bachelors degree followed by an honours degree. 
  • Working experience or other valid experience may be required. Admission to clinical degrees not included.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2397 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2397 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2397 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2397 USD per year during 24 months.

R 34 570

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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