Prospective students must be in possession of a MBChB degree or equivalent qualification. South African candidates must be registered as a medical doctor with the Health Professions Council of South Africa and non-South Africans as a medical doctor with the Licensing authority in their country of origin and present acceptable documentary proof to this effect.
Other programme-specific information
Note: Physicians who wish to complete only one (or a few) of the module(s), will be allowed to register for only those modules.
Examinations and pass requirements
Assignments as prescribed by the head of department, must be submitted for each of the eight modules. If a student does not achieve at least 50%, one resubmission is permitted for each module.
A minimum final mark of 50% is required as a pass mark for each module.
Pass with distinction
An average of at least 75% in the four compulsory modules and the four elective modules is required to obtain the diploma with distinction.