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Sports Medicine (Coursework), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) ,
As an international role-player focusing on healthcare in Africa,  the vision of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria is to maintain health standards through quality education, research and community service. This Sports Medicine (Coursework) programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

About

Faculty Notes

Since its inception, it has grown to be one of the largest health training institutions in the country and boasts an undergraduate and postgraduate student corps of over 6 000.

Students who join this Faculty will be part of a new generation of health professionals. The Faculty’s training is outcomes-based and problem-orientated – a unique way of looking at patients and their health. This Sports Medicine (Coursework) programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physiotherapeutic anatomy 
  • Physiology
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Clinical physiotherapy: Sports medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Mini-dissertation  
  • Applied research methodology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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General Requirements

  • The BPhysio degree or an equivalent qualification.
  • Registration as a physiotherapist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
  • Students must also hold at least a part-time position, deemed applicable for master's degree studies by the head of department.
  • Candidates will be required to provide proof of having successfully completed applicable postgraduate modules in clinical fields of specialisation, e.g. Orthopaedic Manual Therapy 1, before the MPhysio degree will be conferred.
  • During the MPhysio studies, students must participate in formal departmental instruction and/or research programmes of at least 60 hours per year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1149 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1149 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1149 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1149 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
R19 650 per annum

Living costs for Pretoria

  • 8592 - 10310 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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