MChD Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

Programme Code


Closing Dates

  • SA – 31/08/2023
  • Non-SA – 31/08/2023

Admission Requirements

  1. BChD (or equivalent) degree 
  2. Registration as a dentist and/or physician with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in the category Independent Practice for at least one year
  3. Passed the Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (maximum three attempts), primary subjects in accordance with/equivalent to Part 1A of the College of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa (Anatomy and Embryology, Physiology, Principles of Pathology and Microbiology 

Minimum duration of study

4 years, full-time

Faculty Notes

The Faculty of Health Sciences continues to exemplify and build on the University of Pretoria’s vision of being a leading research-intensive university in Africa: it is recognised internationally for its quality, relevance and impact, as well as for creating knowledge, developing people and making a difference locally and globally. 

The Faculty is home to 5 500 undergraduate and 1 500 postgraduate students, including medical and dental fellowship training in more than 40 disciplines. 

The Faculty’s research output has grown, in response to the need for research that is relevant to the improvement of health and health care and advancing medicine in South Africa, Africa and globally. 

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