Postgraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Diplomas

Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine (PGD-FM)

CHS-PGDFM 1 Eligibility

The minimum entry requirement is a recognised MBCHB degree and registration with the HPCSA as a medical practitioner. Candidates will be required to be practising in an ambulatory patient setting for the duration of the programme which is 2 years.

CHS-PGDFM 2 Curriculum

The curriculum for the diploma shall occupy a minimum of 4 semesters of part time study with 4 compulsory modules. The curriculum for the diploma shall carry 128 credits in total.

 

 

Code Title Credits
FAME6AA Foundations of Family Medicine and Bioethics 32
FAME6AB Maternal Child and Mental Health 32
FAME6AC Acute and Chronic Disease 32
FAME6AD Practice management and Communicable disease 32

CHS-PGDFM 3 Assessment

Each module shall be assessed separately.

 

Family Medicine

 

CHS – FAMED 1 Eligibility for Doctor of Philosophy in Family Medicine

Candidates are eligible to apply for selection to register for the qualification of Doctor of Philosophy in Family Medicine provided they have obtained a relevant Masters degree or a professional qualification deemed appropriate by the School.

 

Curriculum for Doctor of Philosophy – Family Medicine(PHDMD)
Code Name of Module
FAME9FY PhD Family Medicine year 1
FAME9YS PhD Family Medicine subsequent year
FAME9CY PhD  Family Medicine continuing Year

 

Master of Medical Science (Family Medicine)

CHS – MMed FM 1 Eligibility: Master of Medical Science (Family Medicine)

Candidates are eligible to apply for selection to register for the degree of Master of Medical Science (Family Medicine) provided that they hold;

 

  1. a) a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree; and
  2. b) have held such qualification for a period of at least two years prior to registration for the MMedSci (FamMed) degree.

 

CHS – MMed FM 2 Curriculum

 

Master of Medical Science (Family Medicine)(MMDSC)
Code Module name
FAME82F Masters Research in Family Medicine year 1
FAME8CY Masters Research in Family Medicine  continuing
FAME82Y Masters Research in Family Medicne subsequent