MChD Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery (endorsement ChirMaxFac-Dent)

Programme Code

10252000


Closing Dates

  • SA – 31/08/2021
  • Non-SA – 31/08/2021

Admission Requirements

  1. BChD (or equivalent) degree or MBChB (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 Part 1A of the College of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa (Anatomy and Embryology, Physiology, Principles of Pathology and Microbiology and the PGDipDent (Oral Surgery), with a minimum pass mark of 65% in the major subject.

Duration of study

5 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. 

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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