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.
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- Therapeutic Sciences
- Health Sciences
- 24 months
- 36 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Pharmacy Health Sciences View 189 other Masters in Public Health in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International2397 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2397 USD per year during 24 months.
National2397 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2397 USD per year during 24 months.
R 34 570
Living costs for Johannesburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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