Programme: PGDip General Ultrasound

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Code Faculty
10220007 Faculty of Health Sciences
Credits Duration
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 120
Dr HM Swanepoel
[email protected]
+27 (0)129972438

Admission requirements

  • Prospective students must be in possession of an MBChB degree. All candidates must be registered as a medical doctor with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. Due to limited resources a selection procedure might need to be applied.

Other programme-specific information

Select one of the following at the end of the first semester:

  •  Cardiac ultrasound
  •  Obstetrics
  •  General
  •   Vascular

Examinations and pass requirements

  1. Students must obtain a minimum mark of 50% in all the practical assessments and assignments assigned every semester.
  2. A practical examination (ULT 751) will take place at the end of the two-year programme.
  3. The final written examination (ULT 750) takes the form of a portfolio of the continuous written assessments completed during each module.
  4. A minimum final mark of 50% is required in both the portfolio and the practical examination to pass.

Pass with distinction

An average of at least 75% in all modules is required to obtain the diploma with distinction.

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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