The Faculty of Health Sciences has a long and proud tradition of excellence in the education of health care professionals. Driven by cutting edge research in the creation of teaching and learning in line with the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in order to graduate a new generation of health care professionals. Students who join the Faculty receive a rich and varied hands-on clinical experience in a range of hospital, clinic and community settings thus becoming a productive part of society and communities with long term positive impact.
Students are trained by 600 academic staff members located in four schools, namely Dentistry, Healthcare Sciences, Health Systems and Public Health, and Medicine. Training is in partnership with the Gauteng Health Department in Steve Biko Academic, Kalafong, Mamelodi, Tembisa, Pretoria West, Tshwane District and Weskoppies Hospitals and Mpumalanga’s Witbank Hospital and its community.
Prospective students who wish to pursue a career in health sciences are encouraged to take a look at the available academic programmes. For enquiries about application and selection criteria for health sciences degree programmes visit the Faculty of Health Sciences Portal to log a query at https://healthsciences.up.ac.za/ or send an email to [email protected]
Selection criteria 2023 for 2024
For more information on the selection criteria for undergraduate programmes in Health Sciences click here.