UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Courses

UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Courses

UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Courses – The Health Sciences Faculty offers the following postgraduate degrees and diplomas:

Health Sciences: postgraduate

Postgraduate diplomas
Addictions Care
Clinical Developmental Paediatrics
Clinical Hepatology
Clinical Paediatric Cardiology
Clinical Paediatric Critical Care
Clinical Paediatric Diabetes
Clinical Electrophysiology and Epilepsy
Clinical Paediatric Emergency Care
Clinical Paediatric Gastroenterology
Clinical Paediatric Haematology and Oncology
Clinical Paediatric Nephrology
Clinical Paediatric Physiotherapy
Clinical Paediatric Pulmonology
Clinical Paediatric Rheumatology
Community and General Paediatrics
Community Eye Health
Disability Studies
Family Medicine
Health Economics
Health Management
Health Professional Education
Healthcare Technology and Management
Interdisciplinary Pain Management
Maternal and Child Health
Nursing, with specialisations in

  • Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Care
  • Child Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing (Child)
  • Nephrology Nursing
  • Nursing Education (in abeyance)

Occupational Health
Paediatric Radiology
Palliative Medicine
Pesticide Risk Management
TB-HIV Management

Bachelor of Science Medicine (Honours) (BSc (Med)(Hons))
Applied Anatomy
Biological Anthropology
Clinical Pharmacology
Exercise Science
Forensic Genetics
Human Genetics
Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Medical Biochemistry
Medical Cell Biology
Medical Physics
Structural Biology

Master of Medicine (Speciality Training) (MMed)
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinical Pharmacology
Diagnostic Radiology
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Medical Genetics
Nuclear Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Occupational Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Paediatric Surgery
Pathology (Anatomical)
Pathology (Clinical)
Pathology (Forensic)
Pathology (Haematological)
Pathology (Microbiological)
Pathology (Virological)
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Public Health Medicine
Radiation Oncology

Master of Medical Science
Genetic Counselling

Master of Philosophy
by coursework & dissertation –

Biomedical Forensic Science
Clincial Paediatric Surgery
Clinical Pharmacology
Clinical Research Administration
Emergency Medicine, specialising in

  • Clinical Emergency Care
  • African Emergency Care
  • Patient safety and Clinical Decision-making (specialisation A)
  • Patient safety and Clinical Decision-making (specialisation B)

Health Innovation
Intellectual Disability
Liaison Mental Health
Maternal and Child Health
Occupational Health
Paediatric Forensic Pathology
Paediatric Pathology
Palliative Medicine
Sport and Exercise Medicine
a number of sub-specialities
Addictions Mental Health
Advanced Hepatology and Transplantation
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Haematology
Critical Care
Developmental Paediatrics
Forensic Mental Health
Geriatric Medicine
Gynaecological Oncology
Infectious Disease and HIV Medicine
Maternal and Foetal Medicine
Medical Gastroenterology
Paediatric Cardiology
Paediatric Critical Care
Paediatric Endocrinology
Paediatric Gastroenterology
Paediatric Infectious Diseases
Paediatric Nephrology
Paediatric Neurology
Paediatric Oncology
Paediatric Pulmonology
Paediatric Rheumatology
Reproductive Medicine
Surgical Gastroenterology
Trauma Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Other Masters degrees

Master of Public Health (MPH)
By coursework and dissertation, with streams in
Community Eye Health
Environmental Health
Health Economic
Health Systems
Social and Behavioural Sciences
MSc in Audiology and MSc in Speech-Language Pathology
MSc in Biomedical Engineering
MSc Exercise and Sports Physiotherapy
MSc in Nursing, By dissertation and by coursework and dissertation
MSc in Occupational Therapy, By dissertation and by coursework and dissertation
MSc in Physiotherapy
Master of Nursing in Child Nursing
Master of Paediatric Neurosurgery

Master of Science (MSc)
by dissertation

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Doctor of Science in Medicine (DSc(Med))

See Also:

University of Cape Town Undergraduate Courses

UCT Faculty of Commerce Undergraduate Programs Offered

UCT Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment Undergraduate Courses

UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Undergraduate Courses Offered

UCT Faculty of Humanities Undergraduate Courses Offered

UCT Faculty of Law Undergraduate Courses Offered

UCT Faculty of Science Undergraduate Courses Offered

University of Cape Town UCT Postgraduate Courses Offered

UCT Faculty of Commerce Postgraduate Courses Offered

UCT Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment Postgraduate Courses

UCT Faculty of Humanities Postgraduate Courses Offered

UCT Faculty of Law Postgraduate Courses Offered

UCT Faculty of Science Postgraduate Courses Offered

UCT Graduate School of Business Courses Offered

University of Cape Town UCT Short Courses Offered : Continuing Education

22 thoughts on “UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Courses

  1. Ncobile T Magagula

    Im interested in masters in public health. I have bachelor in health sciences (majoring in community with mental health. Wish to enrol in 2020

  2. Nen Clement Lomatayo

    with UCT i am interested in undertaking a cardiology course.

  3. Ibrahim Musa BELLO

    Hi, I’m Mr. Bello (international student) I’m in need of necessary information regarding postgraduate courses(program) in nuclear Medicine.

  4. Dr Luvuyo Bayeni

    Good day

    I would like some clarity and guidance towards application for Masters in Health Economics. Is it a postgraduate programme for Health Faculty (Masters in Public Health: Health Economics) or Commerce Faculty? Could you kindly send me any relevant information to assist me with decision for 2021 intake.

    I have an undergraduate degree for Medicine (MBCHB) and awaiting results for MBA (NMU) currently working for Eastern Cape Department of Health.

    Kind regards

  5. Precious Zangi

    I have a diploma in social sciences and currently doing my bachelors in public health on my last semester.
    upon finishing this year,I would love to apply at your university for 2021 intake.
    masters in public health(MPH) by casework and dissertation with streams in Epidemiology.

    1. Gugu Mbokane

      I would like to make inquiry about opthalmology course in nursing, for 2021


    I need some crality on Public Health (post graduate). I’m an international student but from SADC region, Zambia to be specic.

    1. mokotoane letebele

      I need clarity on public health and health systems (post graduate)

  7. Sahal

    Hello my name is sahal houssein i am from djibouti can i please get more information about psychaitry

  8. Polota Simataa

    Hello, my name is Polota Simataa, I am interested in doing my further studies in Physiotherapy to upgrade from my diploma to a degree at your institution, please assist me with the information for the application procedure.

  9. Happy

    I am a Registered Nurse from Zambia. When are you availing online applications for Postgraduate Diploma in Nephrology Nursing 2021 intake/s?


  10. Joel T. Dennis

    Can I obtain a master in Disability Study? What is the intake for 2021 and the deadline for application?

  11. Joel T. Dennis

    From the list of postgraduate courses, I saw Disability Studies under Health Science. My question is, whether it is possible for me to obtain a Masters degree in it? If yes, when is the 2021 application deadline and intake dates?

  12. Paul Chakafa

    Do you offers Masters in Epidemiology? and is it still available for the academic year 2021 to register and start. What’s the school fees for the programm.

  13. Madalitso Kamwachale

    Am Madalitso Kamwachale from Malawi having a BSc in General Surgery with strong interest to join UCT on 2022 Academic year.Help please how can I go about it.

  14. natasha christine chavinda

    hi, i need help with applying for UCT nursing studies because i cant find the application portal

  15. Annicher Trantaal

    Halo we need help for the Nursing application. For the intake for 2022.

  16. Monwabisi Mlindwa

    Hello,i am qualified professional nurse currently busy with post graduate course in advanced diploma in nursing management at CUT(central university of technology)in bloemfontein doing first year.
    I would like to findout about post graduate courses in clinical nursing science,trouma and orthopedic cocourse.
    What are the minimum requirements for these courses?
    When is the closing date?
    How much is the tuition fees for full-time study ?
    Regards Monwabisi.

  17. Ahadi G

    I would like to know if a masters in public health can be done online.
    Wish to enroll for 2022 uptake.


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