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Program: DMed Community Health

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
10260244 Faculty of Health Sciences Minimum duration of study: 2 jaar Totale krediete: 360

Programinligting

The DMed degree is conferred by virtue of a thesis and, if the Dean deems it necessary, an examination on the field of study of the thesis.

Also consult General Regulations.

Admission requirements

For admission to the study for the MD degree a candidate must be in possession of the MMed or the PhD degree or a qualification of equivalent status following a MBChB degree – in the case of Family Medicine the MMed in Family Medicine; and in the case of Pharmacology the MPharmMed degree of the University of Pretoria. Alternatively the student must comply with the stipulations as set out in the General Regulations.

Research information

A complete research protocol regarding the proposed thesis (as well as the curriculum vitae of the candidate) must be submitted for approval to the Postgraduate Committee and if necessary, also to the Ethics Committee. The thesis must deal with a problem from any field of study in Medicine and must satisfy the supervisor and the examiners that it represents advanced original research and/or creative work in the field of Medicine. It must give an overview of the literature that was used on the topic and contain a description of the observations made and experiments done by the student, as well as a discussion of the conclusions reached.

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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