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Medical Oncology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Pretoria, South Africa
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. The Medical Oncology programme is offered by University of Pretoria.
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Overview

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. The Medical Oncology programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • In accordance with the stipulations of the General Regulations, the MSc degree is conferred by virtue of an examination, or an examination and a dissertation, or an examination and an essay, or a dissertation.
  • All MSc students must register for, and attend (TNM 802) Applied research methodology 802 satisfactorily. (Exemption may be granted if the module has already been passed for the BScHons degree.)
  • All the stipulations pertaining to coursework master’s degrees and postgraduate studies in accordance with the General Regulations apply. Subject to the stipulations of the General Regulations, the Chairperson of the School in question may, in consultation with the relevant head of department, approve a fixed limited extension of the period on the grounds of extraordinary circumstances.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    83

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General Requirements

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree or an honours degree.
  • In the case of a three-year bachelor’s degree also applicable practical (work) experience as prescribed by the University plus any other additional work deemed necessary by the head of department:
  • With the proviso that the head of department will have the discretion to decide whether the prerequisite qualification or the qualification plus work experience would be acceptable for admission to the proposed field of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1029 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1029 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1029 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1029 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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R17 195 per annum

Living costs for Pretoria

  • 8592 - 10310 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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