PGDip in Public Health (UPOnline)

Programme Code


Closing Dates

  • SA – 13/12/2022
  • Non-SA – 13/12/2022

Admission Requirements

  1. Relevant Honours degree (NQF level 8) or relevant four-year Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 8) with at least two years’ applicable practical work experience or relevant three-year Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) with at least two years’ applicable practical work experience

Application and closing dates:

  1. Students can apply any time of the year to enrol for a UPOnline programme
  2. UP Online programmes have six start dates throughout the year
  3. Applications must be submitted six weeks before a start date. Any applications received after this deadline will be considered for the subsequent start date
  4. A prospective student should complete only one online application per programme
  5. The relevant departments will process the applications as they are received

Duration of study

2 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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